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Hog farmers urged to participate in sow housing study

Valerie Duttlinger, Swine Management Services, explains why U.S. and Canadian pork producers should participate in extensive sow housing study.

Updated deadline: Swine Management Services and the University of Nebraska are working together on an extensive sow housing study, comparing production performance between the different systems. And they need U.S. and Canadian hog farmers to participate. Valerie Duttlinger with SMS shares the complete details in this video.

The study is open to all farms in the United States and Canada that have been operating for at least three years and using the same housing system for one year. There is an extensive survey to fill out as well as submitting your production data file. If you are interested in participating in this project, contact Benny Mote by phone at 402-310-9878 or email at benny.mote@unl.edu or Valerie Duttlinger with Swine Management Services by phone at 812-430-5969 or email at Valerie.Duttlinger@swinems.com. All data must be submitted by Sept. 1 to participate in this study.

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