Modern pig housing is carefully designed to keep animal health and welfare in mind. With so many customized options, how do farmers choose the best fit for their operation?
Biosecurity is an absolutely essential part of every swine farm. What the outside world sees is a fence and/or enclosed barns, but what they don’t realize is that these facilities function to keep the pigs as healthy as possible.
Animal rights activist groups, “journalists” and others continue to attempt to malign the reputation of the animal agriculture community and its commitment to providing consumers with safe, affordable and nutritious food choices. We’re here to set the record straight.
Animal welfare is increasingly on the radar of today’s shoppers, and that’s a great thing because it’s top of mind for livestock and poultry farmers too.
Oink you glad it’s Porktober? Not only is it finally starting to feel like fall with pumpkin spice everything hitting the stores, but it is also Pork Month! Farmers are dedicated to caring for their pigs so we can enjoy bacon next to our eggs every month of the year. Here are a few things to know about pig farming because bacon doesn’t magically appear on our plates (although that would be awesome!).
We took a group of twelve people on a farm to fork blogger tour where they were able to better develop their relationship with bacon.