Injection Use and Quality Assured Pork

Published on: 01/05/2021
Author/s : Allen Harper, Extension Animal Scientist, Swine, Virginia Tech Tidewater AREC - Livestock Update, Virginia Cooperative Extension

Giving iron dextran injections to nursing piglets, vaccinations to breeder gilts and sows or growing pigs, and antibiotic injections to treat pigs that may become sick are all routine practices on hog farms. As components of a comprehensive herd health program, these practices contribute to the production of quality pork from healthy hogs. But producers and herd technicians must remember that they...

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January 5, 2021

I am interested in knowing the right time and right usage of different needles to be used for injecting pigs.

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