News and Events
WELCOME TO OUR NEWS AND EVENTS PAGE. In this section you will find details of forthcoming industry events, Garth Pig Practice events and job vacancies. Please also follow links in the menu to our newsletter.
We start this edition of The Pig Issue by looking at the proposed Red Tractor changes which come into effect from 01 October 2017. How will they affect you? In our "Topical Talk" section we ask What does Avian Influenza mean for pig keepers? Finally we take a look at maintaining a suitable sow parity profile. Read the December 2016 Pig Issue Newsletter...Continue reading this item »
In this issue we report from two events: Firstly, Pig and Poultry North held at Sandburn Hall. The programme included three lectures addressed to both audiences, pig and poultry. These looked at controlled environment housing, nutrition and a discussion on whole farming monitoring. Secondly the the third annual National Pig Awards at Lancaster Hotel...Continue reading this item »
On Wednesday evening (9th November) the National Pig Awards took place at the Lancaster Hotel close to London’s Hyde Park. A good number of Garth, Integra and Acorn clients were nominated for awards ranging from Pig Producer of the Year through to Trainee of the Year, most of them joining us as guests. A tense evening looked to be...Continue reading this item »
In this issue we look at one of the most important worm species Ascaris Suum, and take a look at rodenticide purchasing. We also run through the essential maintenance requirements of your captive bolt gun. Finally you can catch up with the latest staff news. Read the October 2016 Pig Issue Newsletter...Continue reading this item »