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Pig Husbandry

The Australian Pig Breeders Association, forerunner of today's Association, was established in the early 1900's to provide registration services, produce a herd book, administer memberships and to promote pure breed pigs.
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Peter Briscoe is a Farm Management and Business Consultant Licensed and Certified Practising Valuer.
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The Pork CRC is attempting to transform the Australian pork industry while maintaining environmentally sustainable agricultural practices allowing the efficient production of innovative pork products from grain resources with improved conversion efficiency.
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The primary objective of the WA Pork Producers' Assocation is to promote and safeguard the interests of Western Australian Pork Producers.
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​IBISWorld reveals that revenue growth for pig farming is outpacing beef cattle
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21/06/16 - IBISWorld forecasts that revenue from pig farming will grow at an annualised 5.8% from 2010-11 through 2015-16, to reach $1.5 billion.
Australian pork industry calls for tougher penalties against animal activists illegally filming on farms
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28/05/14 - The Australian Pork industry is calling for tougher penalties against animal activists who illegally film on farms.
Dr Trish Holyoake, scientific convenor for the Pork CRC supported 2011 Australian Pig Vets meeting in Melbourne
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04/04/11 - Australia’s Pork Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) has announced it would be a major sponsor of the 2011 Australian Pig Vets meeting in Melbourne in July.
Megan Edwards has completed her pork research
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28/02/11 - Paying closer attention to nutrition in their pre and post weaning pigs promises to pay dividends for pork producers.
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14/07/10 - Research supported by Pork CRC, Australia’s Pork Cooperative Research Centre, suggests changes to how sows are managed and mated in lactation may enable a smooth transition to group housing.
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19/03/10 - Pork CRC has found a positive link between feeding encapsulated Zinc oxide and reducing post-weaning diarrhoea in piglets.
Attending the February 2010 Pork Industry Training WA stockperson skills workshop were 20 staff and managers from WA piggeries
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11/02/10 - Pork Industry Training WA recently introduced 20 WA pork producers to the Pork Industry Skills Passport, which details a person’s pig husbandry skills and provides an employer with verification.
Pork CRC’s Project Manager, Graeme Crook
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02/09/09 - Research proposals for 2009/2010 submitted to the Pork CRC have demonstrated its continuing relevance to Australia’s pork industry, according to the CRC’s Project Manager, Graeme Crook.
Pork CRC supported students Robyn Terry, University of Adelaide, Amy Bellhouse, Melbourne University, Rebecca Athorn, University of Adelaide and Meeka Capozzalo, University of Western Australia, at the Pork CRC Gold sponsored 2009 Victorian Pig Fair
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05/08/09 - Victoria’s pig industry was treated to the very latest in pig research when the Pork CRC presented its Program Update at the 2009 Victorian Pig Fair.
Free range pork
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03/08/09 - With most of us feeling the winter chill, the natural inclination for many of us is to tuck into the tucker and stack on a few extra layers of fat to protect us from the cold.
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11/05/09 - A breakthrough vaccine delivery system for vaccination against the endemic pig disease Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae (APP) has been developed, with the support of Pork CRC.
Dr Craig Lewis with Dr Kim Bunter
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21/04/09 - Pork CRC have appointed Dr Craig Lewis as a Research Fellow working within their Programme Two to improve herd feed conversion efficiency. According to Dr Roger Campbell, CEO, Pork CRC, Dr Lewis’ high

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