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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