In Partnership with AOL
  • Australian Pig Science Association - This organisation aims to provide a forum for excellence in science related to all aspects of the pig industry. Gives information on membership, conferences, publications and awards.
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  • Basic Pig Husbandry: Gilts and Sows - Provides guidance on selection and care of gilts and sows, the mating, gestation and pre-farrowing periods, farrowing, after-farrowing care and the lactation period. [PDF]
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  • Basic Pig Husbandry: The Boar - Provides guidance on selecting boars, mating management, feed requirements, disease control programs, detusking and reluctance to work. [PDF]
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  • Hog Production: Modern Methods of an Ancient Task - Provides a historical account of the domestication of pigs and video clips of modern commercial pig production from farrowing, through the nursery pens to the finishing barn.
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  • Mycotoxin in Swine Diets - Provides information on the consequences of feeding swine food contaminated with aflatoxin and other molds. [PDF]
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  • National Pig Improvement Program - Provides a service to the Australian pig industry by providing genetic evaluation services for participating purebred herds.
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  • Pig Basics - Everything you ever needed to know about pigs but didn’t know who to ask. [PDF]
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  • The Pig Journal - Produced by the UK Pig Veterinary Society, this twice yearly publication provides authoritative articles and information on pig production and health.
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  • Prairie Swine Centre - Conducts research on behalf of western Canadian pork producers. Specializing in the areas of nutrition, swine behaviour, engineering, and environment.
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  • Primefacts: The Grower Herd - Provides guidance on feeding growing pigs, diseases, grading and temperature control and the importance of weighing and managing the finishers. [PDF]
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  • Primefacts: The Litter - Provides information on managing newborn piglets, fostering and artificial rearing, routine tasks and creep feeding. [PDF]
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  • Primefacts: The Weaner - Discusses different types of weaning and their associated problems, and offers guidance on pre-weaning management, the weaning procedure and suitable weaning housing. [PDF]
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