Pork Work Group Series - Pig Transition from Sow to Nursery - Branch

Date: January 30, 2013
Location: Dearth Community Center - Branch County Fairgrounds 262 Sprague Street, Coldwater
Contact: Jerry May at (989)875-5296 or mayg@msu.edu

2013 Pig Transition from Sow to Nursery

Course Schedule:

Each workshop will be held at four locations across the state. See locations below.

Pre Program #1 – 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Transporter Quality Assurance, Cost $20 per person or $200 per farm

Pre Program #2 – 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Pork Quality Assurance Plus, Cost $20 per person or $200 per farm

Pig Transition from Sow to Nursery – 5:30 to 8:00 p.m., Cost $35 per person, $30 for five or more, or $350 per farm

Session Topics:
Pig Environment Management
Jerry May, MSU Extension Educator and Dr. Ron Bates, MSU State Swine Specialist

Timing Feed Budgets During the Transition
Dr. Joel Spencer, JBS United

Quality Pig/Off Pig Management
Beth Ferry and Tom Guthrie, MSU Extension Educators

Identification and Treatment of Sick Pigs During the Transition
Dr. Madonna Gemus-Benjamin, MSU Extension Swine Veterinarian

Euthanasia & Mortality Management
Dr. Dale Rozeboom, MSU Extension Specialist

Refreshments and snacks will be provided.

Additional dates and locations:
Wednesday, January 16
Allegan County MSU Extension Office, Human Services Building
3255 122nd Ave., Allegan

Thursday, January 17
Isabella County MSU Extension Office
200 N. Main St., Mt. Pleasant

Wednesday, January 30
Dearth Community Center - Branch County Fairgrounds
262 Sprague Street, Coldwater

Thursday, January 31
Cass County MSU Extension Office
120 N. Broadway, Suite 209, Cassopolis

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