Hogs on livestock trailer
Kat Wood
Composite of finalists for America's Pig Farmer of the Year
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
Meat case with a variety of pork cuts.
Research at North Carolina State University shows that increasing the number of functional teats at farrowing will enhance piglet survival.