1-week Intensive Pig Management Program

Draft

DateTimeSubjectLecturer
SundayArrival at Dalum Academy Of Agricultural Business, Odense
Monday 08.30Introduction to Dalum and the programDalum
09.00-09.30Group dialog
-Participants/introduction of each participant and expectations for the program
- Specific issues and questions we need to address
Dalum
09.30Agricultural production in Denmark with focus on development in pigproduction

- Actual performance on average pig farm
- Breeding system
- Management
- Ethology/animal welfare
- Housing requirements/consumers expectations
Dalum
12.00Lunch
13.00-16.00Biosecurity

- External
- Internal
- The Danish SPF-system
Dalum
17.30Supper
20.00-22.00Internal discussionParticipants
Tuesday08.30Pig Production Management / Feed Management

- Mating unit/AI management
- Gestation unit
- Farrowing unit
Dalum
12.00Lunch
13.00-16.00Pig Production- / Feed Management (cont.)
- Growers (weaners/finishers)
Dalum
17.30Supper
20.00-22.00Internal discussionParticipants
Wednesday08.00- ??Farm visit on a Danish high-performance farm and relevant company visit (SKOV, AcoFunki, Hamlet Protein or similar)Dalum/ext.
17.30Supper
20.00-22.00Internal discussionParticipants
Thursday8.30Key figures (KPI) as a motivation tool
- Analyze, find cause & optimize
- Case study on optimizing through KPI, as supervised group work
Dalum
12.00Lunch
13.00-16.00LEAN as a management tool
- Work smarter, not harder!
- How to implement LEAN solutions in your daily work

Presentation of homework for Friday: “What can we bring home from Danish Farming”
Dalum
17.30Supper
20.00-22.00Internal discussion / HomeworkParticipants
Friday08.30Presentation and discussion in class of Thursdays homework

Experience exchange – what can you implement at home?

End of program/evaluation, Certificate for all participants
Dalum
12.00Closing lunch
Friday/Saturday?Departure from Dalum