Characterization and quantification of risks related to exhibition pigs in a PRRS area-region control & elimination project - Jordan Graham, Iowa State University, from the 2011 World Pork Expo, June 8-10, Des Moines, Iowa, USA.
PRRS diagnostics: Correlation of serum, tonsil scrapings, and oral fluids in growing gilts with natural exposure - Deanne Day, Iowa State University, from the 2011 World Pork Expo, June 8-10, Des Moines, Iowa, USA.
The midwest is experiencing high heat and humidity this summer. These high temperatures not only make you feel terrible but your livestock can feel bad too. It is important to keep an eye on the animals and take action before they start to get heat stress.
This document provides guidelines on identifying optimum swine temperature ranges and tactics to keeping the pigs cool.