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How herd immunity improves pig farm productivity

The use of antibiotics and other products, such as zinc oxide, is being affected by new...

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How to improve piglet immunity in the farrowing unit

Infectious diseases are one of the leading causes of piglet mortality in the farrowing unit. Due to...

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Farrowing Area Checklist

Successful pig farming depends on the farrowing area because, ultimately, productivity is how many...

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How to manage colostrum for optimal piglet performance

Reducing piglet mortality is a main objective of correct farrowing unit management. The main causes...

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Coccidiosis in piglets

Coccidiosis is a protozoal disease that affects the small intestine and causes scour in suckling...

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How to minimise Piglet Stress

All major events in a pig’s life cause stress. Pig farmers are usually focused on transport and...

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How to Reduce Piglet Mortality in the Farrowing Unit

The productivity of a pig herd is measured in terms of pigs (or kg) produced per sow per year....

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Piglet diarrhoea and anaemia: diagnosis in the farrowing unit

Neonatal diarrhoea in piglets is one of the main issues that pig farmers and veterinarians face in...

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Cross-Fostering Piglets  During Lactation & Impact on Performance

With genetic improvements, sows can farrow bigger litters. So it is a common feature of modern pig...

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Farrowing Unit Management

The success of a pig farm hinges on farrowing. Managing the farrowing unit correctly will guarantee...

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