Browse the pig producer case studies and technical reports below, which share best practice in Health Management.  The producers are EU PiG Ambassadors and winners of the annual EU PiG Grand Prix, who have focused on one of the specific Health Management challenges chosen by the industry each year.

A network of experts forming the EU PiG Health Management Thematic Group consolidates existing industry knowledge and validates the best practice identified through the EU PiG Grand Prix. 

This theme is about improving the health of the European pig herd to increase farming efficiency.

Kris Gios’ farrow-to-finish unit has trialled feeding herbs in piglet diets instead of including zinc oxide and has reduced production costs by 2.4%. Average daily gain and feed conversion rate have improved and weaner mortality rate has been reduced.

Ambassador: Kris Gios, Belgium

Publication date: June 2019 | Theme: Health management

Challenges: Reducing zinc oxide

Technical reports