‘Healthy pigs grow better and need less treatment.This produces healthy, safe meat and creates more job satisfaction.’
Finishing Pigs & Health is the leading practical guide to producing healthy finishing pigs. Healthy pigs grow faster and more effi ciently and need less treatment, leaving more time over for their care.
What is the best way to manage health on a fi nishing pig farm? Is biosecurity properly organised on your farm?
What do you do every day, every week and on a regular basis to ensure good pig health? And how can you incorporate health management in your farm strategy? All these aspects are explained in a practical way in this book. The finishing pig farmer can apply the tips, advice and concepts directly to his own farm. There are checklists and instruction cards to help. The result? Higher returns and more job satisfaction.
The authors Manon Houben and John van der Wielen are both specialist pig vets with many years of experience in supporting health management on pig farms.
The Pigs & Health series presents practical information on healthy pig farming in an accessible way.