NHF-O'Hare-Gallery6-1540.jpg
Livestock semi trailer leaving a farm yard
swine barn in Iowa in autumn_DarcyMaulsby_iStock_Thinkstock-464580998.jpg
nhf-peterhermesfurian-gettyimages-greece.jpg
Scooping feed into a feeding cup for a sow.
nhf-nancybrown-gettyimages-chinapigs.jpg
Finishing pigs in a pen by a feeder
pig
Feeder full of hog feed
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