Portec Australia

Gilt Edge Resources Pty Ltd A.C.N 100 954 112

 

P.O. Box 331, Belmont W.A. 6984

15 Camden Street, Belmont, W.A. 6104

Phone (08) 9479 3100 Fax: (08) 9479 3130

http://www.portec.com.au

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Intensive Industries Lecture Series Vet246 2009

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Area

Subject

 

1

Pigs who are we?

Pigs on the planet

Animal terms

The pig industry

Life cycle of the pig

Pig production

Pig farm targets

Pdf

lecture

2

Normal behaviours of the pig

Farrowing

Nursing patterns and consequences

Post-weaning the first five days

Lying patterns as an indicator of acute comfort

Defection patterns as an indicator of chronic comfort

The thermoneutral zone in pigs

Mixing pigs

Pen design to accommodate pig behaviours

Reproductive behaviours:

The signs of oestrus

Oestrus behaviour patterns

Courtship behaviour

Boar breeding or stud behaviour signs

Pdf

lecture

Poultry industry overview

Pdf

lecture

3

Pigs are the law

Welfare Acts and Regulations Pig Poultry

Transport regulations Pig Poultry

Vices in pigs

WAPPA

Practicals

Dress code basic biosecurity

Orientation

Surface Anatomy

Moving and handling the pig

Identification of pigs

Clinical examination

Stockperson clinical signs

Estimation of weight

Sample collection - blood