Resources

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Biosecurity Policy

    Published on November 22, 2019
    Disease prevention is an important component of any swine system. 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.

  • Back Up Emergency Equipment Maintenance Record

    Published on November 22, 2019
    This sheet is used to record the maintenance of the back up equipment that is used on the swine facility.

  • Animal Care and Abuse Policy

    Published on November 8, 2019
    The Animal Care and Abuse Policy reflects the zero tolerance policy for any willful acts of abuse. Acts of these kind are unacceptable and will not be tolerated.

  • Mortality Management After a Rollover Event

    Published on October 4, 2019
    A guide to mortality management options after an unexpected situation.

  • Pork Quarterly- September 2019

    Published on September 1, 2019
    In this Issue of Pork Quarterly: Disinfectant Strategies for Swine Facilities, Feeding Pigs in Extensive Production: Part 2, Precision Livestock Farming Technology, and BlockChain and the Pork Chain.

  • Pork Quarterly- March 2019

    Published on May 1, 2019
    In this Issue of Pork Quarterly: Selecting a Deworming Schedule, Feeding Pigs in Extensive Productive: Part 1, and Veterinarian Feed Directive- Year One in Review.