Iowa State, Kansas State and Purdue faculty, staff and students who collaborate through industry partnerships to maximize pig survivability
A large consortium with the focus of improving pig survivability
to identify causative factors contributing to swine mortality in commercial production and to develop and disseminate strategies and information that can be utilized to maximize pig survivability with the goal of reducing overall mortality nationally by 1 percentage point or more per year of the project.
Check out our most recent short video explaining some of the data collected in the Pelvic Organ Prolapse project: "Body condition and Pelvic Organ Prolapse."
Since August 2018, African Swine Fever has been confirmed in every province in China. The outbreak of ASF in China has heightened awareness of foreign animal disease risk for the U.S. swine industry. The Iowa Pork Industry Center has assistance available to help U.S. producers prepare for and protect their farms from a foreign animal disease outbreak via the Secure Pork Supply plan.