• 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Mortality Record Sheet

    Published on November 22, 2019
    This sheet is used to record the mortality within the swine facility.

  • 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.

  • Farm Visitor Log-In Sheet

    Published on November 22, 2019
    This sheet is to use to log in visitors into the swine facility.

  • Individual Caretaker Training Record

    Published on November 22, 2019
    This sheet is used to record the individual caretaker training at the swine facility.

  • Caretaker Training

    Published on November 22, 2019
    Caretaker training is essential for every person on the farm for basic understanding of protocols and safety concerns. Training should be done annually and after every new hire.

  • 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.

  • Daily Temperature Record Sheet

    Published on November 22, 2019
    This sheet is used to record the daily temperatures throughout the swine facility.