A large collaborative research project, involving input from 104 U.S. farms representing 385,000 sows, provided good data relating to this issue in the industry.
Progress is being made as a research protocol is being established to reliably evaluate efficacy of pain mitigation interventions in nursing male piglets during castration.
The objective of the project was to determine if a sked, revised deer sled and ice fishing sled were suitable humane handling tools for manually moving non-ambulatory grow-finish pigs.
More than 200,000 label claims on the 40,000 products found in an average grocery store have led to fear and confusion in choosing the “right” food.
Pork Checkoff leaders will showcase the videos and highlight the nutritional benefits of pork at the 2019 Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo.