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Development And Implementation Of A Health Planner For Pigs

In order to support animal health care on pig farms a Health Planner Pigs has been developed. In 1998 the practical value of the system was tested under field condition on pig farms. Due to the promising results of the field experiment, the Dutch Farmers Organisation (LTO-Nederland) in 1999 adopted the system and coordinates the adaptation and introduction into practice. In 2001, veterinarians, farm advisers and farmers will be educated in using the Health Planner. Some parts of the Health Planner will be automised and linked to existing farm management information systems.
The Netherlands

Author(s): Bokma-Bakker M.H. (1)

Organization(s): Research Institute for Animal Husbandry Pig Division Lelystad (1)

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