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The Pig Issue

THE PIG ISSUE is Garth Pig Practice's dedicated quarterly newsletter for clients and producers.

The Pig Issue - September 2015

The Pig Issue - September 2015

In this issue we consider the changes to Red Tractor Audit Scheme and look at Mulberry Heart Disease. We are also happy to announce that Minster Poultry will have a vet present on site at Beeford and welcome Jono Trowsdale, our new addition to the dispensary team. Read the September 2015 Pig Issue Newsletter...

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The Pig Issue - July 2015

The Pig Issue - July 2015

In this issue we consider the costs assocaited with fly bites and look at heat stress and how it can be avoided.  The topics of colostrum and mycoplasma lameness are also discussed as well as the "no pig meat policy" on your units. Read the July 2015 Pig Issue Newsletter...

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The Pig Issue - May 2015

The Pig Issue - May 2015

In this edition we take a look at the timing of iron supplementation in piglets, some recent research into light colour and seasonal infertility and wild boar in the Forest of Dean.  We also discuss tail biting. Read the Spring 2015 Pig Issue Newsletter...

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The Pig Issue - Spring 2015

The Pig Issue - Spring 2015

In this edition we take a look at Farrowing House Enrichment, especially within the farrowing crate. Is the use of shredded paper and/or sisal rope beneficial? On the health front we are seeing an increase in Iron deficiency due to larger litters and we take a closer look at this issue.  Lorry washing, rectal strictures and a staff update are also...

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