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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

  • David Thompson

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

  • Casey Zangaro

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

  • Elizabeth Ferry

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

  • Emergency Action Plan SOP

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Uso de Agujas y Objetos Punzantes

    Las prácticas de cuidado de animales en esta hacienda pudieran requerir el uso de agujas para administrar medicamentos inyectables a los animales.

  • Hoja de Registro de Mortalidad

    Esta hoja se usa para registrar la mortalidad dentro de la instalación porcina.

  • Plan de Acción para la Eutanasia

    Esta hoja se usa para poner por escrito un plan de acción para la eutanasia adecuada y humanitaria para la instalación porcina.

  • Política de seguridad para Visitantes y Proveedores

    Esta hoja es de entrada para la Política de seguridad para Visitantes y Proveedores.

  • Individual Caretaker Training Record

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

  • 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.

  • Euthanasia SOP

    This document explains the approved humane euthanasia methods for swine production facilities.

  • Evaluación Interna de las Instalaciones

    Esta hoja se utiliza para registrar las evaluaciones internas del sitio dentro de la instalación porcina.

  • 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.

  • Mortality Record Sheet

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

  • 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.

  • 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.