Wean-to-Finish Video 1 | Production Key Indicators
When the training process for a wean-to-finish employee begins, it is important to understand and emphasize the key indicators used to observe and measure the performance of animals at the farm.
Wean-to-Finish Video 2 | Health Status
Keeping pigs healthy during the wean-to-finish period is an essential component to growing pig excellence and producing more full-value pigs. Barn employees should understand the importance of biosecurity, disease surveillance, and health-related procedures. This training video will also cover the basic concepts of pig immunity.
Wean-to-Finish Video 3 | Barn Environment
With a majority of pigs raised indoors, environmental quality within the barn goes hand-in-hand with good daily management practices. This video will also review the role that barn ventilation and temperature play in a successful wean-to-finish operation.
Wean-to-Finish Video 4 | Early Pig Care
Weaning is the most stressful event in a pig’s life; thus it is crucial to start pigs off on the right foot with good early pig care practices. Focusing on basic management strategies such as temperature control, nutrient access, and placement plan will ensure a strong performance throughout finishing.
Wean-to-Finish Video 5 | Nutrient Intake
To maximize growth, pigs must have adequate feed and water access. Producers and caretakers should be well-versed in pan coverage and feed budgets to maximize profitability and contribute to the overall sustainability of the industry.
Wean-to-Finish Video 6 | Pig Handling
Stress on pigs and people from incorrect improper handling can have a negative impact on pig performance and meat quality. This video will also cover approved pig handling tools and techniques.