Periodically check the transport losses from your hog operation and/or sites.
Be sure your truck drivers are certified under the Transport Quality Assurance to ensure they understand and follow the guidelines.
Calculate the usable square footage of the transport trailer and develop a loading plan for the number of pigs being transported.
Check ventilation in the trailer to ensure it is appropriate for current weather conditions.
Develop written standard operating procedures and checklists for loading and transporting pigs.