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Livestock Cargo Flight of 11-11-2020
Flying Pigs Make History at St. Louis Airport

The first shipment of breeding pigs to utilize the Livestock Export and Inspection Facility at St. Louis Lambert took off for Sao Paulo, Brazil on Nov. 11, making history as they left aboard a Boeing 747-400F.

2 weeks ago
USDA Issues Draft Statement on Brucella Research in Large Animals Outdoors

Brucella suis is on the rise in feral swine populations in the U.S. USDA's APHIS is issuing a draft policy statement through the Federal Select Agent Program on research with Brucella species in outdoor settings.

1 month ago
Feral Swine in the U.S.: An Update on Disease Surveillance

USDA estimates there are 6 million feral swine in the U.S. in 2020, creating issues for traditional livestock production, natural resources and other species.

1 month ago