Animal Well-Being


2015 Pork Master: Noel Garbes, Swine veterinarian

  • Nov 19, 2015

    Keeping babies healthy, responsibly

    Hog producers practice the same care as parents do when caring for their children - seek the best options to ensure the health of their children, or in the case of hog producers, the pigs in their barns....More
  • Nov 17, 2015
    press release

    Biosecurity gaps can increase risk for PEDV

    An outbreak of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus generally indicates a breakdown in a farm’s biosecurity program. Biosecurity is complex, and every plan is different....More
  • Nov 12, 2015
    press release

    Merck Animal Health to acquire Harrisvaccines

    Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the United States and Canada) and Harrisvaccines Inc. announced the companies have entered into an agreement under which Merck Animal Health will acquire Harrisvaccines, a privately held company that develops, manufactures and sells vaccines for food production and companion animals....More
  • Nov 11, 2015

    Up close and personal with a pig

    A brave group of individuals stepped out of their comfort zone to learn more about modern hog farming and pork. Openly, national food bloggers accepted the invitation from the National Pork Board to put on their traveling boots, suit up and become a hog farmer for the day....More

What disease will be at the top of your watch list this production year?

The health of the animal is always on the minds of hog farmers. Share with us which disease you as a hog farmer are most concerned with this production year.

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