Correction to San Angelo Barrow Results listed in the April Producer Connection Newsletter.
In the last issue of the Producer Connection, the printed Duroc barrow results were incorrect. Please review the correct information below. We are extremely apologetic in this mistake and would like to properly recognize the breeders and exhibitors of the CTBR Class Champions.
|1st Place ~ Class 25 Duroc
Exhibited by: Abby Skidmore
Club: Roberts Co. 4-H
Bred by: Nusser Livestock, Canyon
|1st Place ~ Class 26 Duroc
Exhibited by: Trever Flaharity
Club: West Texas FFA
Bred by: Wayne & Leslie Harman, Perryton
|Breed Champion ~ Class 27 Duroc
Exhibited by: Hagan Halfmann
Club: Glasscock Co. 4-H
Bred by: Scott Halfmann, Garden City
Res. Breed Champion
*Not a CTBR Class Champion, but an honorable mention.
|1st Place ~ Class 28 Duroc
Exhibited by: Ashton Link
Club: Lynn Co. 4-H
Bred by: Heath Link, New Home
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PEDv Seminar April 29th - Amarillo
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PEDv Informational Flyer - If you want to understand what PEDv is, how this virus can be transmitted and how to protect your farm; then read this 1 page informational flyer to get you familiar with the disease.
PEDv Updates from National Pork Board - The National Pork Board has continual research dedicated to PEDv and publishes up to date information as it comes available. This link will take you to the National Pork Board's informational resources concerning PEDv.
Important Steps for Protecting Farms and Your Pigs
This one page flyer will give you guidance for on farm
bio-security and how to protect your farm as well as protecting others when visiting their farm.
Texas Animal Health Commission Announcement on Swine Health Certificates
ANNOUNCEMENT: Effective February 7, 2014, a certificate of veterinary inspection accompanying non-commercial hogs entering Texas for purposes other than immediate slaughter, must contain the following statement from the issuing veterinarian, "To the best of my knowledge, swine represented on this certificate have not originated from a premises known to be affected by Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv), and have not been exposed to PEDv within the last 30 days."
Canada eyes animal feed as PEDv spreads
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is conducting tests to see if contaminated animal feed helped spread the piglet-killing Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv) across several Canadian provinces.
Producer Connection - Newsletter
The Producer Connection is a bi-monthly newsletter sent to active members of the Texas Pork Producers Association. This newsletter will include current pork related events, updates on issues facing Texas pork producers and other news related to our industry.
Texas Pork Industry Conference & Youth Symposium
July 11-12, 2014
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