The Queensland Government is developing on-farm technologies and practices to minimise the environmental impacts of pig production, researching pig respiratory diseases and addressing business management issues such as water and energy use, climate variability.
Services and products
Services and products we provide for the Queensland pig industry.
Improving your herd with genetics
Growers can obtain extra profits by improving the genetic makeup of their herd.
Feed and nutrition
Menu page for information about feed and nutrition for pigs
Managing a piggery
To manage a piggery effectively, know the piggery's production and performance, identify ways for herd improvement, manage feeding and environmental issues
Pig health and diseases
Managing pig health is a vital part of herd performance and it is essential to understand symptoms of diseases and conditions and know how to control parasites
Commercial pig raising is a capital and labour intensive business. Success requires a sound combination of business management and pig husbandry knowledge and skills. Also, information about keeping a few pigs.
About the industry
Menu page to information about the pig industry in Queensland including career information, industry contacts and market trends.
Menu of articles about the financial management of a piggery.