It's hard to think about when animals need to be euthanized. It’s harder when you’re the one doing it. Veterinarians are put in that position often. Think what would happen if a foreign animal disease were to hit.
Tornado damage at the Marshalltown JBS plant, Thursday, caused severe damage in the distribution area. Reports say the processing area is operational, but the plant remains closed until damage estimates are finalized.
Pigs from the central Alberta farm reporting the province’s first PED outbreak might be sent to market in the U.S., after local Canadian farmers voice concern about the disease contaminating slaughter sites.