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Give Piglets the Best Start

by 5m Editor
6 March 2012, at 6:57am

UK - BPEX will hold its 2TS Focus on Weaning workshops at three locations this month.

Producers will explain how they get their weaned piglets off to a good start and industry experts will discuss the appropriate use of antimicrobials, piglet physiology and making the most of nutrition – with plenty of practical ideas to take back to the farm promised. The afternoon will be rounded off with an interactive quiz.

To save a place at an event, producers can email or telephone 0247 647 8792. A full programme and registration details will be available online soon at The closing date for registration is Monday 12 March 2012.

Attendance is free for producers. There is a charge of 320 plus VAT per delegate for non-producers. Students will receive a 50 per cent discount.

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The impact of mycotoxins — through losses in commodity quality and livestock health — exceeds $1.4 billion in the United States alone, according to the Council for Agricultural Science and Technology. This guide includes:

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