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.
After weeks of silence, USDA is catching up on their crop report releases. On Feb. 8, USDA released several reports: World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE), Grain Stocks and Crop Production.
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.