287: Pork: Pig sector launches new welfare training platform

This week’s guests Mandy Nevel, Head of Animal Health & Welfare, AHDB Jen Waters, Head of Knowledge Exchange (Pork), AHDB Georgina Crayford, Technical Manager for Pigs, Red Tractor Zoe Davies, Chief Executive, NPA In this episode we focus on welfare training for the pig sector. Our guests explain and discuss a new training platform that we’ve developed with the wider pig industry, and which will be launched later this month. The first module will cover moving and handling of pigs and will become part of Red Tractor standards in November 2021. Listen to the episode to find out what this training will involve, who will need to complete it and why it has been developed.   Follow our guests on Twitter: Jen Waters: @WatersJen Georgina Crayford: @porgie_pig Zoe Davies: @Mrs_Pig Useful links Husbandry and welfare of pigs (AHDB resources)  PigPro online training record PigPro user videos Red Tractor standards for Pork National Pig Association Feedback We'd love to know what you think of our podcasts. If you’d like to give your feedback, please complete our short questionnaire, which will help us to improve the podcast on an ongoing basis. This episode was produced and edited by Miriam Drewett, Marcomms Manager (Pork).

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