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Register now for Roseworthy ‘Science and Practice of Pig Production’ course

Pork CRC will support the registration costs and Australian Pork Limited the travel and accommodation costs for the first 15 producers, or their staff, who register for the 2019 ‘Science and Practice of Pig Production’ course, which runs from February 4 to February 14, 2019 at the Roseworthy campus of the University of Adelaide. (more…)
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Positive Pork CRC outcomes outlined

Roger Campbell, in his final annual report as Pork CRC CEO, has highlighted positive R&D outcomes, including measuring and enhancing contentment of sows housed in conventional farrowing systems, global interest in a swine dysentery vaccine developed by Murdoch University, research at SARDI which developed an eating quality model for Australian pork and enhanced AusScan calibrations…
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Farrowing fun makes for contented sows

Innovative research in Pork CRC Project 1A-111 by scientists from University of Melbourne, Rivalea Australia, SARDI and Sun Pork Farms into the contentment or affective state of sows housed in traditional farrowing systems suggested that providing enrichment as straw or lucerne hay two days before farrowing might enhance the affective state of older sows and…
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