Major changes in this year’s edition include adding a new section about how to handle occasions when there is a non-ambulatory animal on a truck or in the yard.
Continual evaluation of the fallout management program should be a top priority to capitalize on a population of piglets that can add economic value if managed properly.
FSIS is denying the petition requesting the Agency to require non-ambulatory disabled pigs be condemned and humanely euthanized.
Swine’s Promising Next Generation: Young pork producer brings value to Ohio farm.
Forecasts indicate potential flooding in eastern North Carolina, but it is not expected to cause impacts to pig farms.
In recent hurricanes Matthew (2016) and Florence (2018) there were not widespread impacts to or from swine farms, as reported in post-storm assessments.