A spatial and temporal analysis of cull sow movements

This is our Friday rubric: every week a new Science Page from the Bob Morrison’s Swine Health Monitoring Project. The previous editions of the science page are available on our website.

This week, Dr. Benjamin Blair from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, provides an actual pilot description of the cull sow market network in the US.

Key Points

  • The cull sow marketing channel is vast and complex.
  • Cull sows are in the marketing channel for extended periods.
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