3 ObjectivesDiscuss the importance of Swine Identification orally with no errors.Describe why we dock tails on swine, orally with no errors.Create a Swine ID for your practice pig by ear-notching it and docking the tails with 100% accuracy.Review all the aspects of Swine Identification by answering questions orally with 90% accuracy.
4 Ear notching Why? When? How? Good Production and Management RecordsWhen???1-3 days oldHow???What we will do today.
5 Ear Notching Look From Pig’s Perspective Right Ear = Litter Ear Left Ear = Individual EarPig’s Name is:Litter Ear –Individual EarThink Left to Right
6 Quadrants Four quadrants per ear Two notches allowed in each quadrant Total of on each earMinimum: 1 notch on each earMaximum: 9 notches on each ear
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