Tag Archive: caregiver training, employee training, Nick Zanger, pig vaccination, vaccination protocols
Oct 19, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Needles & Sins: Sloppy vaccination protocols can jeopardize herd health, welfare, returnsNick Zanger learned a few tough lessons about vaccine protocols shortly after he started managing three 2,500-head nursery-to-finishing buildings near Loraine, Illinois.
Sep 26, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Five ways to get better returns on your swine-health programThe pork industry uses a wide variety of vaccinations and medications for managing viral and bacterial diseases. Micah Jansen, DVM, Zoetis, identifies five areas where producers can improve returns...
Aug 14, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Employee training improves piglet-survival ratesAn employee-training program focused on online training followed by tracked, in-barn verification experiences helped a start-up farm achieve top piglet-survival rates, according to a study.
Aug 03, 2018PGT EditorComments Off on Training staff to spot sick pigs early leads to higher performance, lower mortalityPig health is critical for maintaining animal welfare and ensuring a steady supply of safe and affordable pork.