This week, the MSHMP team in association with SHIC is a mirror of a previous report about the import of breeding stock and focuses on the export of these animals.Continue reading “Frequency and destination of live exports of breeding-stock pigs from the United States”
This week, we are sharing a report from the MSHMP team in collaboration with the Swine Health Information Center regarding the origin of the pigs that are imported for breeding purposes.
- International live pig transport is a possible route for disease entry into the U.S.
- The first step in assessing this risk is to categorize and analyze breeding stock import data
- Small numbers of imported breeding pigs have come from a variety of countries, but the majority come from Canada