Basic Pig Nutrition

Indicative Price: $160
Duration: self paced
Qualification: Short Course
Location: New South Wales

This online course explains the basics of pig nutrition. Nutrition impacts all aspects of pork production – breeding, growth and development, health and welfare. Feed is also the greatest component of the cost of production of pork. If you understand the needs of the pig you are able to make better economic decisions regarding their feed supply as well as having happy healthy pigs.

Units Of Study:

There are seven topics in the course, based around the seven rules to managing pig nutrition:

  • Pigs need more than pasture
  • Process cereals grains
  • One diet doesn't suit all pigs
  • Formulate diets to suit pigs
  • Cool water available at all times
  • Prohibited substances legislation or swill feeding laws
  • Hazardous substances in feed and pasture
Online Course: Yes
Funding Available: No

Key Details:

Location : This is an online course
Duration : self paced
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Boost Course Category

Short Course

Course State

New South Wales

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