Biosecurity Considerations for Pigs Housed Outdoors or with Access to Outdoor Lots
Preventing the introduction of disease agents is a continuous challenge for pork producers and veterinarians. The problem is compounded when pigs are housed outdoors because producers cannot pig contact with wildflife, stray animals, rodents, insects, aerosols, and people. This guide will help producers assess and monitor the biosecurity of their farm.
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This short guide provides information on biosecurity precautions when hosting international visitors and precautions for producers to take when visiting farms in other countries. Also learn more about the USDA efforts to improve agricultural safeguards with their “Don’t Pack a Pest” Outreach Program.
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Biosecurity and Health Assurance at a Boar Stud
An outline of questions to ask your Semen supplier.
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