Browse the pig producer case studies and technical reports below, which share best practice in Health Management. The producers are EU PiG Ambassadors and winners of the annual EU PiG Grand Prix, who have focused on one of the specific Health Management challenges chosen by the industry each year.
A network of experts forming the EU PiG Health Management Thematic Group consolidates existing industry knowledge and validates the best practice identified through the EU PiG Grand Prix.
This theme is about improving the health of the European pig herd to increase farming efficiency.
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Dutch farmer Kees van der Meijden has achieved the enviable goal of reducing antibiotic use to almost zero, while at the same time, improving pig performance; the farm is producing 33 piglets per sow per year.
Ambassador: Kees van der Meijden, Netherlands
Publication date: May 2018 | Theme: Health management
Challenges: Reduction of antimicrobial medication