Keeping litters intact throughout the nursery phase may be challenging, but future design strategies may be implemented to capture value from not mixing pigs at key points in the pigs’ life cycle.
Through the premises registration database, the DATCP’s Division of Animal Health has a vital tool to help prevent and control the spread of disease.
Pipestone Veterinary Services investigates at the farm level.
Ohio State researchers exploring methods to reduce phosphorus and nitrogen runoff from agricultural fields.
Feed efficiency is typically measured by feed consumed per unit of gain and has a major effect on producers’ profitability with its strong association with feed costs.
Ensure ventilation and water systems are working optimally, as well as installing proper marketing and wean start-up protocols for easier transition.
Attention to individual pigs is important to the health of the overall herd.
Geo-fabric fences help reduce odors and dust.
Cooper Farms video series shows instead of tells.
Once an Environmental Steward, always a steward.