Swine Garbage Feeding Banned After Nov. 1

Beginning November 1, the practice of garbage or waste feeding will be prohibited in Oklahoma after the passage of House Bill 2155. “Garbage feeding increases the risk of foreign animal disease transmission to the swine industry,” said Dr. Rod Hall, State Veterinarian. “Outdoor domestic swine generally do not have strong biosecurity or fencing. This creates an increased risk for diseases to…

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