The full scope of animal welfare encompasses more than simply keeping animals as pain-free as possible. It also includes minimizing fear and distress and accounts for how an animal has evolved to live.
The number of pigs received into neighboring farms was an important predictor of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus infection risk.
Having a systemic way to identify the hazards of new or emerging diseases from across the globe will help the U.S. industry to detect foreign pathogens early on or prevent the introduction of them.
Though no new PED cases have been confirmed in a few weeks, it’s still important to keep an eye on employee’s well-being.
The Professional Animal Auditor Certification Organization announced today that it has scheduled the next courses to certify swine welfare and meat plant auditors...
Serendipitous discovery in pigs may hold promise to reduce in vitro fertilization costs for humans.