A helping hand by supplementing the sow’s milk in situ has been shown to
go a long way in improving piglet performance, according to Yorkshire-based Cargill
pig specialist David Hardy.
A desire to explore the latest technology to benefit the British pig industry
has resulted in a North Yorkshire farmer receiving a prestigious Nuffield travel
Cargill is launching its new piglet prestarter this spring in its Provimi portfolio.
Neopigg Go! uses a novel approach that involves selecting specific raw materials
that are specially blended to enhance digestive system development in the young
The British pig industry is on red alert, in a bid to prevent an outstandingly
virulent pig disease from entering the country.
Researchers from Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) have been awarded £580,000
to study possible ways to reduce pig aggression, to improve
welfare and the economic benefits to farmers.