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The North Carolina Pork Council says the losses reported by the NCDA&S Emergency Programs and Veterinary Services divisions are the result of all aspects of the storm, including wind damage and flooding.
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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
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Meat case with a variety of pork cuts.