Prepare for Seasonal Disease Challenges

As some parts of the Hog Belt begin to experience Spring-like weather, the upper Midwest may still be knee-deep in snow. Regardless, this time of year can sometimes catch producers off guard when it comes to stress on pig health. Having a plan of action, however, can keep your animals healthy and your farm’s productivity […]

Animal Disease

Foreign animal disease Foreign Animal Disease Resources An occurrence of a foreign animal disease in U.S. swine herds would devastate the pork industry; left undetected and unaddressed, all exports would be halted, driving prices down by 40-50 percent. Good security and biosecurity practices are critical for protecting farms from foreign animal disease. View this media […]

United States Swine Pathogen Database

Veterinarians have long needed a centralized database to compare and contrast the pathogen nucleotide sequences of their clinical samples to those seen concurrently in the field throughout the United States.