The views of experienced experts on what the ideal mating /early gestation barn should look like.
He graduated in Veterinary Medicine/Science from the University of Saragossa in June 1983, specialising in Animal Production and Economy.
He is currently developing his career as an independent veterinarian who is a consultant, in the pig sector, to different companies in the pig production, management, nutrition and genetics areas. He also carried out counselling and product specification tasks regarding piglets’ feed for clients of nutrition companies specialised in young pigs.
He worked for more than 15 years as Product Executive (Swine Support-Commercial Service) in Catalonia for an animal nutrition multinational company (Nanta). He carries out animal health, nutrition and management advising for pig farms, and he also supports and trains the commercial network in pig production matters.
Likewise, he has worked as a veterinary consultant to feed manufacturers and pig farms in Spain through a vitamin and mineral supplements company (Tecna).
Updated CV 05-Mar-2018
We talk about weight and age at mating, stall adaptation, flushing, how to perform heat detection and insemination, the convenience or inconvenience of segregating the gilts
Joan Wennberg discusses with different experts how do they think that the ideal mating area design should be.
Joan Aparicio and Lluís Ferrer share their experience on how to prepare the replacement animals with Joan Wennberg.
The use of two different feeds for the sows in the farrowing quarters is not always easy at a logistical level.