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Details are listed for the 2013 Pig Transition from Sow to Nursery.


2013 Pig Transition from Sow to Nursery

Source: Gratiot County MSU Extension

Contact: Jerry May at 989-875-5296 or mayg@msu.edu

Course Schedule:

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

Pre Program #1 – 1:00 – 3:00 pm: Transporter Quality Assurance…Cost $20 per person or $200 per farm Pre Program #2 – 3:00 – 5:00 pm Pork Quality Assurance Plus…Cost $20 per person or $200 per farm

Pig Transition from Sow to Nursery – 5:30 to 8:00 pm…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.

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

To register online or for additional details visit http://events.anr.msu.edu/event.cfm?folder=porkseries2013