Back to Basics - Importance of Pig Health

Date: January 15, 2014
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Allegan County MSU Extension Office, Human Services Building, 3255 122nd Ave., Allegan, MI
Contact: Beth Ferry: 269-445-4438 or

The Back to Basics - Importance of Pig Health will include two pre-sesssions regarding Transporter Quality Assurance (TQA) and Pork Quality Assurance Plus (PQA) in addition to the session on pig health.

Course Schedule:
Each workshop will be held at four locations (listed below) across the state.

1-3 p.m.       Pre Program #1 – TQA…Cost $20 per person or $200 per farm

3-5 p.m.       Pre Program #2 – PQA…Cost $20 per person or $200 per farm

5:30-8 p.m.  Back to Basics - Importance of Pig Health…Cost $35 per person, $30 for five or more, or $350 per farm

Session Topics:
Euthanasia Decision Tree: Dr. Scott Kramer, MSU Swine Veterinary Student

SIV Vaccination: Dr. Madonna Gemus-Benjamin, MSU Extension Swine Veterinarian

Hospital Pen Economics and Mangement: Dr. Madonna Gemus-Benjamin,MSU Extension Swine Veterinarian 

Importance of Vigilant Observation: Beth Ferry, MSU Extension Pork Educator

Farm Energy Update: Jerry May, MSU Extension Pork Educator

Light dinner will be provided.

Visit the Back to Basics - Importance of Pig Health registration page for more information.

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