These Technical Manuals were originally developed in North America.They are constantly being reviewed and updated as the considerable annual R&D investment improves our knowledge of how to maximise productivity from our animals and farms. For the convenience of our European customers, the information within is presented in both imperial and metric form.
The following Technical Manual titles are readily available on the website:
• Wean to Finish Manual
• Sow and Gilt Management Manual • PIC Boar Stud Management Manual • Nutrition Manual
• Sire Lines
• Maternal Lines
• Health - The PIC Health Programme -
Five Points of Focus
- Biosecurity and protection of
- - Health surveillance/ monitoring
- Communication- relationship
between producers and vets
- - Animal Welfare
- Contingency Plans
The specialist responsible for Technical Service support in Ireland and the UK is Sebastian Casiro. Sebastian has recently relocated to the UK from Argentina. He can assist producers with any queries relating to production personally and also with some of the technical specialists within the PIC global network.