Pigs milling around a feeder
small growing pigs
Boar pig and a sow in a pen
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Successful heat detection is vital to accurately identifying the onset of estrus standing heat Effective heat detection requires controlled boar exposure stockpersons who are able to provide active stimulation in the boars presence and accurate recording of estrus
Hog feed in a feeder
The worst thing that can happen is a hog farm taking a hit on a disease outbreak such as porcine epidemic diarrhea virus at a time when it is mild enough that it has no market impact Steve Meyer says In 2014 the market impact outweighed the cost of the disease outbreak From a market strategy standpoint it will be advantageous to take all measures to avoid a disease outbreak on the farm this winterReevaluating the farmrsquos biosecurity plan should be a normal routine A complete assessment o
Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus PEDV has been confirmed in three states
A bank of V filters in a hog barn.
Nursery Piglets