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GD organizes an introduction into pig production, focusing on health and disease, climate and feed.

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Date

The training will take place on June 15 - 18, 2020.

Topic

  • Pig production
    What are important elements of pig production and how do they relate to each other?
  • What are disease agents?
    Characteristics of viruses, bacteria, parasites and other agents are discussed.
  • Diagnostics
    Which diagnostic options are commonly used in pig production? How can they be used?
  • Biosecurity for pig farming
    Important aspects of biosecurity on pig farms and practical implications.
  • Post mortem examination and sampling
    Demonstration of a post mortem examination and sampling methods.
  • Respiratory system and important diseases
  • Intestinal system and important diseases
  • Locomotion system and important diseases and problems
  • Reproduction and important diseases and factors
  • Cases
    Interactive session focused on a disease problem, consisting of analysis, interpretation and diagnosis and designing an action plan. 
  • Laboratory tour
    A tour of the laboratory facility in Deventer.
  • A practical and theoretical session on climate and feed on pig farms

Target audience

Professionals with 1 to 5 years of experience in the sector.

Investment

€2.995, including hotel stay, breakfast, lunch, coffee/tea, transfer between GD and the hotel (excluding VAT).

Promotion discount

If you refer a colleague, friend, etc., you receive a 25% discount. Note: this person also needs to fill in the application form.

Location

GD, Arnsbergstraat 7, 7400 AA Deventer, the Netherlands

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