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Carlos Casanovas

Dr Casanovas Granell is a Spanish swine-specialist veterinarian who specialises in the management and facilities of breeding herds.

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Labour line-up on 3-week batches

Daily task distribution when the herd operates on a system of batches every 3 weeks provides the theme of this next installment of our series explaining the choices for batch management
Daily task distribution when the herd operates on a system of batches every 3 weeks provides the theme of this next instalment of our series explaining the choices for batch management
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How batches affect the labour schedule

This latest installment of our series on the practicalities of batch management in sow enterprises looks at the influence of the system on the duties of mating, farrowing and weaning
This latest installment of our series on the practicalities of batch management in sow enterprises looks at the influence of the system on the duties of mating, farrowing and weaning
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How many batches for your sows?

In this first part of a new series on the practicalities of batch management in sow enterprises, here are points to consider when deciding the right option for a particular herd
In this first part of a new series on the practicalities of batch management in sow enterprises, here are points to consider when deciding the right option for a particular herd
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Rotations for the farrowing room

Continuing our series on the practicalities of batch management in sow enterprises, how the farrowing room occupation sequence changes according to the number of weeks per batch.
Continuing our series on the practicalities of batch management in sow enterprises, how the farrowing room occupation sequence changes according to the number of weeks per batch.
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