This is the fourth newsletter of the EU PiG project.  It provides news of the eight winning best practices from the 2018 EU PiG Grand Prix competition.  In addition, it features some of the best practices from the 2017 Ambassadors, focusing on Animal Welfare and Health Management.

Published in Newsletters on 24.08.2018

Eight pig producers from across Europe have won international awards for their innovation in pig production. They are the winning entrants in the EU PiG Innovation Group (EU PiG) Grand Prix and have each been awarded the title of EU PiG Ambassador.

It is an annual competition designed to identify best practice on pig farms and share it with pig producers throughout the European network and beyond.

Published in Press Releases on 22.08.2018

Take a look at some on-farm innovations, including photos and videos from producers explaining how they tackle a range of challenges, from reducing antibiotic use to rearing pigs with intact tails.

Published in News on 14.06.2018

Spanish ‘EU PiG Ambassador’, Ramon Armengol, receiving his  award from IRTA technician Aranzazu Varvaro, in recognition of his winning  best practice to the industry wide challenge of finding alternatives to pig castration, under the Animal Welfare theme.

Published in News on 21.03.2018

Following the closing date of the second EU PiG ‘Grand Prix’ on 28th February, the competitors have now been identified from the applications submitted through the Regional Pig Innovation Groups (RPIGs), in all 13-member states represented in the project.


Published in News on 21.03.2018
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