Swine production management
Nursery through finisher
More feeder space helps slow-growing pigs in nursery phase
Feeder design and access is the main factor affecting pig feed intake of a nutritionally-balanced diet to meet their nutrient needs. If pigs don’t eat enough of their diet, their growth performance is at risk despite the diet’s nutrient content.
Common Swine Industry Audit (CSIA)
The CSIA serves as a single, common audit platform for the pork industry.
Effects of alternative housing and feed on pig growth and carcass quality — A study comparing the costs and benefits of hoop barn housing and alternative feeds vs. conventional.
What to do if your pork packing plant is closed - Temporary strategies for managing pigs during emergency processing plant closures.
Operations Contingency Plan for Swine Producers
- The form will automatically download to your device. You will need a current version of Adobe Reader DC to fill out and save the form.
- The fillable PDF outlines essential livestock care if you or your managers experience illness, injury, or another emergency when you may need outside people to provide care.
- This contingency plan covers essential care only; it is not a comprehensive care plan.