When performed correctly, euthanasia represents an ideal end-of-life event for a pig suffering from an intractable, painful or debilitating condition.
Comments will be due within 45 days after the proposal is published in the Federal Register, expected on Aug. 20.
Swine’s Promising Next Generation: First-year veterinarian focuses on biosecurity, filtration and disease management.
Through Aug. 27, the public can vote once a day per email address for their favorite finalist at AmericasPigFarmer.com.
Speakers also focused on the use of “undercover” videos and the media to damage the reputation of animal agriculture and reach their goals.
The computer vision system labeled sow posture with an accuracy greater than 99%, and greater than 95% accuracy for all behavior labels.
The U.S. pork industry takes animal care and food safety very seriously and has demonstrated its commitment to responsible antibiotic use. Salmonella cases are extremely rare.