Pig production

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The OpenFields library holds resources on pig production practices, including:

Pig management

  • outdoor and indoor housing
  • pig feed and straw management
  • farrowing
  • weaning
  • boar, sow and gilt management

Pig breeding

  • pig breeds
  • artificial insemination

Pig health and welfare

  • piglet survival
  • coccidiosis
  • porcine respiratory disease
  • swine fever
  • swine dysentery
  • enzootic pneumonia
  • papular dermatitis
  • worming

Pig production waste and environmental management

  • effluent, manure and slurry management
  • biodigestion
  • composting
  • biogas

OpenFields brings together authoritative pig production information from universities, colleges and the industry.

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The OpenFields Library is a free online library contains items of interest to practitioners and researchers in the agricultural and landbased industries.