A vet's guide to small holder pet pigs


A vet's guide to small holder pet pigs

11 Nov 2021
BVA Farm Theatre

This talk will cover a smallholder pig vets guide to handling and restraint for mixed and farm vet practitioners. As well as clinical examination, dealing with common presentations will be discussed as well as euthanasing the backyard pig. Legislation requirements for small scale pig producers, notifiable disease, including African swine Fever, as well as common zoonosis will also be covered.

  • How to safely handle and treat pigs
  • How to euthanise a pig
  • Understand the legislation for small scale pig producers
  • Ability to recognize the clinical signs of African Swine fever

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  • Idexx
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