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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.   

The Pig Issue - May 2015: OUT NOW!

The Pig Issue - May 2015: OUT NOW!

In this edition we take a look at the timing of iron supplementation in piglets, some recent research into light colour and seasonal infertility and wild boar in the Forest of Dean.  We also discuss tail biting. Read the Spring 2015 Pig Issue Newsletter...

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The Pig Issue - Spring 2015: OUT NOW!

The Pig Issue - Spring 2015: OUT NOW!

In this edition we take a look at Farrowing House Enrichment, especially within the farrowing crate. Is the use of shredded paper and/or sisal rope beneficial? On the health front we are seeing an increase in Iron deficiency due to larger litters and we take a closer look at this issue.  Lorry washing, rectal strictures and a staff update are also...

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Pig Industry Scholarships 2014/15

Pig Industry Scholarships 2014/15

Taking part in the Pig Industry Scholarship at Harper Adams University.  An excellent opportunity to start an exciting career in the pig industry.  ...

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Neville Kingston retires after 36 years in practice

Neville Kingston retires after 36 years in practice

It took two hog roast pigs from Happy Trotters to satisfy the almost 300 guests who turned out from all over the UK to wish Neville Kingston MRCVS a long and happy retirement after 36 years in practice at Garth Veterinary Group, writes Sam Walton. Mr Kingston, who's well known for his forthright approach, and telling it exactly as it is, was joined...

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