June 21, 2017

The Marketing Journey of Cull Sows and Secondary Market Pigs

By Dan Sutherland   Introduction The swine industry continues to deal with the threat of emerging new diseases. Post production pig movement plays an important role […]
May 9, 2017

Pathogen Transmission White Paper

Modeling the transboundary survival of foreign animal disease pathogens in contaminated feed ingredients.   Introduction: The North American swine industry is under constant threat of foreign […]
April 26, 2017

U.S. – Canada Biocontainment Project Objectives and Outcomes

There are multiple, effective transport biosecurity programs used in today’s pork industry but there is no consensus on a baseline set of SOPs that are implementable […]
February 6, 2017

SHIC Board of Directors Releases 2017 Plan of Work

Ames, Iowa – The Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) Plan of Work for 2017 was recently approved by the organization’s Board of Directors and published on […]
January 31, 2017

A Year in Review: Swine Health Information Center Outputs in 2016

In January of 2016, Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) executive director Paul Sundberg emphasized, “We don’t know what the next threat will be, but coordinated disease […]