Resources

  • Mortality Record Sheet

    Published on November 22, 2019

    This sheet is used to record the mortality within the swine facility.

  • Visitor and Service Persons Biosecurity Policy SOP

    Published on November 22, 2019

    The primary risk from people entering the facility is tracking in contaminated materials on their possessions, clothing, and body from direct and indirect contact with pigs.

  • Handling Equipment SOP

    Published on November 22, 2019

    Good handling practices will be prioritized on the farm. It is understood that using low-stress handling practices contributes to the well-being and positive impact of the animal, caretaker, and the pork industry.

  • Feeding and Watering SOP

    Published on November 22, 2019

    Animal behavior can be greatly affected by the availability of feed and water. Feed and water equipment should be maintained and in working order.

  • Euthanasia Action Plan SOP

    Published on November 22, 2019

    This sheet is used write down an action plan for proper and human euthanasia for the swine facility.

  • Emergency Action Plan SOP

    Published on November 22, 2019

    This sheet is used to write down emergency information for the swine facility.

  • Daily Observation SOP

    Published on November 22, 2019

    Caretakers are required to observe all pigs on a daily basis. Daily observations ensure prompt care of animals with critical health needs and detect any equipment or barn issues that need to be addressed.