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Livestock and Poultry Mortality Disposal in Pennsylvania
Livestock and Poultry Mortality Disposal in Pennsylvania - Articles Articles
Properly managing and disposing of dead farm animals is important. Every livestock and poultry operation should have a proper dead stock disposal strategy. More
What You Should Know About Buying Livestock
What You Should Know About Buying Livestock - Articles Articles
What a bargain! The price looks great, but are you really getting a bargain? More
Swine Information
Swine Information - Articles Articles
Pennsylvania has over 2,700 independent producers with over 320,000 sows and pigs with the majority of farms having less than 25 animals per farm. More
Raising livestock for direct-to-consumer meat sales requires careful record keeping and analysis to determine profitable pricing.
How Much Should You Charge? Pricing Your Meat Cuts - Articles Articles
Pricing meat for direct-to-consumer sales. More
Introduction to Livestock Production
Introduction to Livestock Production - Articles Articles
Livestock production may take many forms and, depending on your facilities, you may be able to combine several enterprises on your farm. More
Managing Livestock Mortalities Managing Livestock Mortalities - Articles
Proper management of animal mortalities on the farm has important implications in nutrient management, herd health, as well as farm family and public health. More
Heritage pigs at Flying Pigs Farm. Photo credit: Flying Pigs Farm.
Pigs on Pasture - Articles Articles
Mike Yezzi from Flying Pigs Farm shared his pastured pig production system at this year’s Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture conference. More
Swine
Swine Production - Articles Articles

Swine Production

Lynn Kime, Robert E. Mikesell, Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D.

While the trend in the swine industry continues towards larger farms, opportunities remain to make money by raising hogs in a part-time enterprise. More
Farm Biosecurity Best Practices for Contractors, Vendors, and Visitors
Farm Biosecurity Best Practices for Contractors, Vendors, and Visitors - Online Courses Online Courses
$59.00
If you visit farms, this online course will teach you best biosecurity practices and etiquette for keeping farms, animals, and people safe and productive. More
Farm/Agriculture/Rural Management Hazard Analysis Tool (FARM-HAT)
Farm/Agriculture/Rural Management Hazard Analysis Tool (FARM-HAT) - Downloadable Downloadable
A simple method of providing first-hand information about hazards, a process for evaluating hazards, and recommendations on correcting hazards. More