A Practical Guide to Farm Skills
Want to know more about pig husbandry, health care, breeding programs and raising piglets?
Want to know more about pig husbandry, health care, breeding programs and raising piglets? + Full description
Some of the topics covered in this new Agskills title include: general safety precautions; animal welfare; quality assurance; move and load pigs; clip milk teeth and tails of piglets; trim boar tusks; castrate pigs; nose ring pigs; stomach tubing piglets; condition score pigs; recognise, intervention and caring for compromised pigs; techniques for injecting pigs; captive bolt gun euthanasia of pigs; recognise oestrus in sows; artificially inseminate sows; pregnancy diagnosis in sows; legal considerations for a pig farm; what is a safe work method statement?; checklists: prepare for the vet, herd health program and risk management of equipment.- Short description