What to do if you can't get your pigs to slaughter during the COVID-19 pandemic

Swine experts from the University of Minnesota have developed guidance for producers that may be faced with holding market hogs longer than usual due to pork packing plant closures.
calendar icon 6 May 2020
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The University of Minnesota swine experts have provided tips to achieve these objectives, assuming pigs weigh at least 240 lbs. These tips cover feeding, equipment, environmental needs and biosecurity, to ensure the pigs are kept comfortable and healthy up to slaughter.

man feeds pigs in an outdoor, small-scale pig pen
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