When we must treat many animals (e.g. when blanket vaccinations or antiparasitic treatments must be administered), injections must be fast.
After reviewing some of the main hazards for pork producers in previous articles, this article is devoted to practical measures describing how to reduce risks of illnesses and injuries from those hazards.
Weaning one or several weeks straight into pens, a week worth of space can be gained
Illness and injuries can cost serious economic, physical, and emotional health issues that can deter from an efficient and enjoyable production system and home life. In this article, I will list several categories of health and safety issues for workers.
Spain is, regarding pig census, the third country in the world in relation to pig production, behind China and the USA, and the fourth as pork producer because Germany fattens many piglets imported from The Netherlands and Denmark, and it also slaughters pigs from these and other countries.
This article offers a new alternative to plastic feed scoops, the use of a 5/10-liter can made of strong plastic and with a built-in handle.
This is one of the parameters that must be established between producers and the meat industry as it affects food safety, animal welfare and meat quality.
The article explains how to manage nurse sows in 3-week batch farrowing systems with a practical example.