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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.   

How producers can make the most of the colostrum goldmine

How producers can make the most of the colostrum goldmine

The #ColostrumIsGold campaign, being launched by the Responsible Use of Medicines in Agriculture (RUMA) alliance, reminds us of the importance this ‘liquid gold’ plays in achieving the ambitious antibiotic usage reduction targets set for us last year. Colostrum is the only source of antibodies for the naïve piglets. Inadequate colostrum...

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The Pig Issue - January 2018

The Pig Issue - January 2018

Welcome to January's edition of The Pig Issue. In this edition we introduce TailTech. Garth are teaming up with industry partners to work on a 3-year project looking at early indicators of tail biting and we are looking for your help. African Swine Fever (ASF) remains a serious threat and it is vital for the industry we keep it out of Britain. We...

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The Pig Issue - December 2017

The Pig Issue - December 2017

Welcome to December's edition of The Pig Issue. RUMA have recently published thier report on Antibiotic Reduction and we review the goal posts that have been defined in the report. We also take a look at disinfectants, Avian Influenza guidance for multi-species farms and SeaGut. As a reminder, Pig and Poultry North 2018 will take place on January 18th...

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National Pig Awards 2017

National Pig Awards 2017

A very good night for Garth Pig Practice clients. Very well done to Matthew Donald of Donald Pig and Poultry and Andrew Stevenson of JSR for winning their categories in the NPA awards last night.   Extra congratulations go to Andrew who became a dad again hours before the awards!...

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