Mortality removal
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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
APHIS has approved 11 National Animal Health Laboratory Network laboratories to test for ASF.
Whatrsquos happier than a pig in a mud hole Not much unless itrsquos a pig tearing up your pasture or cropland looking for something to eatBecause they lack sweat glands wallowing in mud and water is an instinctual behavior necessary for them to maintain a healthy body temperature Unfortunately this behavior has cascading impacts not only to water quality in individual streams ponds and wetlands but to entire watersheds and ecosystems reports National Hog FarmerExcessive feral swine t
Market hogs on a trailer
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Critical steps remain for National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility