• Swine Farm Business Analysis Workbook

    Published on February 6, 2020

    From the accrual income statement and other documents, various profit and financial ratios indicating strengths and weaknesses of the farm business can be calculated. This financial analysis should be performed every year to monitor the business.

  • Piglet Processing SOP

    Published on November 22, 2019

    Piglet processing includes various procedures used to administer treatment, prepare piglets for growth, and identify animals.

  • Rodent Control SOP

    Published on November 22, 2019

    To maintain a high level of good health in your herd, you must use various biosecurity practices to prevent the introduction or spread of disease. One area of biosecurity you should address is the rodent control methods your farm uses.

  • Moving Nonambulatory Animals SOP

    Published on November 22, 2019

    A pig that cannot get up or can stand with support and is unable to bear weight on two of its legs is considered nonambulatory.

  • Treatment Management SOP

    Published on November 22, 2019

    A veterinary-client-patient relationship must be established demonstrating the producer and veterinarian work together to ensure the health and well-being of the pigs on the operation.

  • Rodent Station Label

    Published on November 22, 2019

    This sheet is used to record the various rodent labels and bait stations used throughout the swine facility.

  • Needle and Sharp Usage SOP

    Published on November 22, 2019

    The animal care practices on this farm may require the use of needles to administer injectable medications to the animals. The caretaker responsible for providing the animals with these treatments must be well trained in the needle use guidelines.