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Swine

Information for farmers who are using or considering alternative pork production systems.

Nutrition

Designing feeding programs for natural and organic pork production

  • What does it mean to raise organic pork?
  • Documentation and records needed for organic certification
  • Challenges in feeding organically raised pigs
  • Suggested diets
  • Forages in swine diets and pasture systems

Biosecurity

Biosecurity for alternative pig farms

Tips and guidelines for smaller scale pig producers using alternative production systems.

Welfare

Sorting

How the swine industry has changed

Farrowing

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