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Herd Husbandry 101
 

Sunday October 1st 1:00-4:00

DATE: 

Sunday, October 1st, 2023

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

LOCATION: 

Black Valley Farm

9048 Black Valley Road

Everett, PA 15537

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Join Black Valley Farm for anther intensive learning opportunity on Sunday, October 1st from 1:00-4:00. 

Husbandry 101

Let's get serious!

A solid grasp of basic husbandry will set you ahead of the curve as you begin and maintain a working herd of swine.  Be it for pleasure or profit! Specifically tailored to offer attendants a participatory experience this workshop has limited availability. 

As one of the largest and longest standing herds in the nation, the Black Valley Piggery has been perfecting husbandry systems for well over a decade and is prepared to offer you a crash course. 

This immersive presentation will include the opportunity to participate in the following aspects of herd management: 

-Castration

-Hoof trimming

-Tusk trimming

-Injections

-Parasite management

-Farrowing Complications and Sow Health

-Biosecurity

-Disease recognition, prevention, and control

-USDA compliance for porcine interstate movement

-Herd Identification 

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Laura McCullough, Marlton, New Jersey

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