Pig efficiency improvements
While we can lament a pig industry, the results of work for the last 40 years show improvements, writes Gerard McCutcheon, Teagasc.
19 October 2022 Pigs
Energy options for pig farmers
There are changes that pig farmers can make in the short, medium and long term to reduce energy bills, writes Louise Clarke of Teagasc Ballyhaise.
19 October 2022 Pigs
An extreme 14 months in the Irish pig sector – the learnings so far
The current financial situation facing pig producers is unprecedented in living memory, writes Teagasc Moorepark's Michael McKeon.
Financial meltdown in pigs sector
The desperate plight of Irish pig producers reflects the exposure what happens in wider global markets.
16 February 2022 Pigs
Seeking the methane silver bullet
Irish researchers and private companies are searching for the Irish solution to reducing methane on many different fronts. In this article, Jack Kennedy pulls the threads together.
16 February 2022 Pigs
Pig industry in financial crisis
The Irish pig industry is undergoing a huge challenge as market price collapses and costs spiral on farm, especially for feed and energy.
16 February 2022 Pigs
Biosecurity and avian influenza
It is crucial to limit the number of visitors to the poultry site. Only essential visitors should be granted access to the site.
15 December 2021 Pigs