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Teagasc Pig Farmers’ Conference 2014

01 January 2015

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Proceedings of the Pig Farmers' Conference 2014, held at the Horse & Jockey and Cavan Crystal hotels in Ireland on 21 and 22 October.

Teagasc Pig Conference

To view the papers, click on the links or the full proceedings below.

  • Maintaining Growth in pigs weaned from Large Litters - Peadar Lawlor, Shane Brady and Seamas Clarke
  • Benefits of Net Energy utilization for pig diet formulation - Edgar Garcia Manzanilla
  • Farming Through a Company - James McDonnell & Kevin Connolly
  • Delivery of a Veterinary Surveillance Strategy for the Irish Pig Sector - John Moriarty
  • Benchmarking Irish sow performance based on average farm output - Keelin O’Driscoll and Peadar Lawlor
  • Perspectives of stakeholders in the pig industry on the potential use of ante and post mortem meat inspection as a pig health and welfare diagnostic tool - Laura Boyle and Dayane Teixeira (Teagasc); Catherine Devitt and Alison Hanlon (UCD); Niamh O’Connell (QUB); Mark Hawe, (CAFRE)
  • The Link Between Feed and Salmonella - Anne Marie Burns, Geraldine Duffy, Gillian E. Gardiner and Peadar G. Lawlor
  • Salmonella reduction in pig herds and pork – The Danish Experience - Jan Dahl, DVM, Chief adviser, Danish Agriculture & Food Council
  • Live Records for Benchmarking - Gerard McCutcheon and Kaitlynn Glover
  • Composting Dead Pigs - Amy Quinn & Ciaran Carroll
  • Rodent Control - Michael McKeon

Further Reading

You can view the full report by clicking here.

Updated January 2015

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