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  • Small Swine Farms

    Information and educational material for small and niche farms for swine production. Various topics within this site include tips for breeding, farrowing, raising, and promoting swine within smaller farms and niche markets.


  • Madonna Benjamin, DVM, MS

    Large Animal Clinical Sciences
    gemus@msu.edu
    517-614-8875

  • Casey Zangaro

    Swine Extension Educator
    zangaroc@msu.edu
    989-875-5292

  • Elizabeth Ferry

    Swine Educator
    franzeli@msu.edu
    269-927-5674

  • David Thompson

    Swine Management Educator
    thom1637@msu.edu
    517-279-6414

  • Farm Visitor Log-In Sheet

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

  • Etiqueta para el Puesto de Cebo

    Esta hoja es para registrar las etiquetas de las estaciones de cebo para roedores utilizadas en las instalaciones porcinas.

  • Procesamiento de Cerditos

    ● El procesamiento de cerditos incluye varios procedimientos que se usan para administrar el tratamiento, preparar a los cerditos para el crecimiento e identificar a los animales.

  • 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.

  • Hoja de Registro - Mantenimiento de Equipos de Emergencia de Reserva

    Esta hoja es para usar para registrar visitas a la instalación porcina.

  • Plan de Acción de Emergencia

    Esta hoja se usa para escribir información de emergencia para la instalación porcina.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Manejo de Herramientas

    Las buenas prácticas de manejo serán priorizadas en la granja. Es de conocimiento general que el uso de prácticas de manejo de bajo estrés contribuye al bienestar e impacto positivo en los animales, cuidadores y la industria productora de cerdo.

  • Capacitación de Cuidadores

    La capacitación de cuidadores es esencial para cada persona en la hacienda para comprender los protocolos básicos y cuestiones de seguridad. El entrenamiento debe hacerse cada año y después de cada nueva contratación.

  • 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.

  • Emergency Action Plan SOP

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

  • Hoja de Registro de Ubicación del Cebo para Roedores

    Esta hoja se utiliza para registrar el cebo y el control de roedores dentro de la instalación porcina.

  • 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.

  • 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.