Shane McAuliffe has been appointed EASYFIX’s new Swine Business Manager and will be responsible for the sales and development of EASYFIX’s environmental enrichment range.
From a prominent pig farming background, Shane’s family farm 2000 sows across three modern production sites in Kerry including Ireland’s first freedom farrowing commercial pig unit. Shane graduated from Cork Institute of Technology in 2011 with a BSc in Agriculture. A year later he graduated from Waterford Institute of Technology with a BSc Hons degree where his research focused on PCV2 vaccination in piglets and biosecurity practices on Irish pig farms. He then spent a year in Wales studying a post grad in Livestock Sciences at Aberystwyth University.
After returning to Ireland, Shane spent time working for Animal Health Ireland as their Technical Working Group Rapporteur and looking after marketing for the pig farmer’s brand Truly Irish Country Foods. He spent 3 years with Interchem as their Swine Technical Sales Manager where he sold, marketed and distributed Ceva and HIPRA swine vaccines in Ireland. Shane has always been an advocate of pig welfare and in 2018 joined EASYFIX to develop their range of environmental enrichment devices for pigs on the international market.
Shane McAuliffe is also Secretary of the Irish branch of the European Pig Producers (EPP) organisation, Secretary of the Irish Pig Health Society, a member of the Irish Farmer’s Association National Pigs and Pigmeat committee and is currently studying part-time for a Masters in Intensive Livestock Health and Production at the Royal Veterinary College of London. Shane was the recipient of the Intensive Livestock Award at the All-Star Animal Health Awards 2017, is ranked 2nd in Ireland on Alltech’s Top 500 Agvocate list and is listed as one of the Irish Farmer’s Journal ’30 under 30 in Irish agriculture for 2018?.
EASYFIX will be attending the 44th annual Ontario Pork Congress on June 21 and 22, 2017 at the Stratford Rotary Complex in Stratford, Ontario. EASYFIX will be located in Agriplex at booth E3 during the Congress. Please call by and talk to Shane or Doug on the latest range of environmental enrichment devices for pigs.
Contact Shane McAuliffe at EASYFIX on 090 9643344 or email email@example.com