Applied pig management 2023

Field of interest
15 weeks

Learn how to handle primary livestock products, care for the pig housing and environment, and analyse farm results for improved production with the study "applied pig management"...

  • 13.930,-
  • 15 weeks
  • Barneveld
  • Small groups

For whom

This study is put together for:

  • extension officers
  • teachers and instructors in animal production
  • managers in the field of pig husbandry.

Training date

4 September 2023 – 21 December 2023


These training themes are included throughout this programme:

  • taking care of animals and their environment
  • handling of primary livestock products
  • propose improvment to local management clearly and with confidence.
  • analyse farm results
  • taking care of the pig house


During the study "applied pig management" we teach you how to care for the animals and their environment, so that they can produce under the best conditions possible. You learn how to propose improvements to local management, clearly and with confidence. You also learn how to handle primary livestock products, take care of the pig housing and environment to reduce any threat of infection, and analyse farm results so you can report to management about making the farm and its production more efficient – both technically and economically.

Application deadline

Scholarship: Apply before 10 March 2023 if you want to take part in this course with a scholarship (OKP).

Alternative funding: if you are applying with alternative (own) funding you can apply up to 2 months prior to the start of the programme.