Biosecurity Considerations for Pigs Housed Indoors or with Access to Outdoor Lots

Preventing the introduction of disease agents is a continuous challenge for pork producers and veterinarians. The problem is compounded when pigs are housed outdoors because producers cannot control pig contact with wildlife, stray animals, rodents, insects, aerosols, and people. This guide will help producers assess and monitor the biosecurity of their farm.

State: Ohio
Category: Printable Resources
Category: Fact sheets/Flyers
Topic: Disease transmission
Sub-Topic: Disease transmission

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