Video and worksheet: Farm Diaries

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Video in review: Alastair Johnson works as a Pig Producer at Mount Boothby Pastoral Company in Tintinara SA. Mixed cropping farm (cattle, sheep and cropping), with cropping mainly to feed the pigs. The main discussion is around the breeding and gestation of pigs, average litter size, conditions of breeding and raring young, diet, feed conversion to meat, and most efficient use of carcass and diseases and biosecurity.

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http://primezone.edu.au/resources/VIDEO-Farm-diaries.html

Keywords

breeding, gestation, pork, pig, diet, litter, disease, biosecurity, PIEFA resource, worksheets

SUBJECT

Mathematics
Science
Technologies

CURRICULUM CODE

ACSSU002, ACTDEK003, ACMMG007, ACMMG008

TYPE

Video

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