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Published on Oct 10, 2014
It is important for all pig farmers, regardless of size and set-up, to have a biosecurity plan. Controlling disease risk is absolutely key to success in an alternative system. This video will outline a basic biosecurity plan for alternative pig farmers to consider. Click "Show more" to view list of references below.
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