Show Pig Health and Management Clinics

New to Ohio this year are a series of four “Show Pig Health and Management Clinics” made possible by the Ohio Pork Producers Council, National Pork Board, the Ohio Swine Health Committee, and The Ohio State University Extension. The clinics serve as an opportunity for junior exhibitors and their families to learn more about caring for their swine projects, in terms of health, nutrition and overall animal well-being.

Topics to be covered are:

– Managing the Health and Well-being of Your Pigs Around Exhibitions

– Feeding Your Show Pig for Exhibition and Breeding

– Care and Well-being / Addressing Pig Structure and Lameness

– Strategies to Address Influenza SIV in Pigs and People

– WeCare Initiative / Representing the Swine Industry in Exhibitions

Locations

May 28 – ATI Wooster – Campus location to TBD

May 29 – Hancock County Extension Office

May 30 – Clinton County Extension Office

June 3 – Ohio Department of Agriculture – Bromfield Building

Each seminar will take place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. and requires a registration fee of $5.00 per individual, or

$10 per family. Registration fees may be paid at the door of any of the seminars.

Please pre-register to Dale Ricker by May 22, 2013 at ricker.37@osu.edu, or by calling 419-523-6294.

Please visit www.porkinfo.osu.edu for more information.

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