Vaccinations for pigs: should I jump on the Circovirus 2 bandwagon?


An article discussing the Circovirus and if Oregon Pork Producers should vaccinate.

By Charles Estill

Help Oregon Take a Stand A gainst a New Deadly Pig Disease: Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus


Article about PEDv discussing the history, clinical signs, prevention, treatment, and transmission. This document also explains how the virus made its way to Oregon.

By Charles Estill, Gene Pirelli

Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDv) detected in Oregon


The Oregon Department of Agriculture has confirmed that a case of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDv) has been detected on a farm located in Clackamas County. The disease was confirmed Friday January 8, 2016 by PCR testing conducted at Oregon State University’s Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory.

By Charles Estill, Gene Pirelli

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Disposal of Animal Mortality and Byproducts


This article discusses alternate disposal options for animal mortalities and byproducts where rendering services are not available or economical.



A collection of informational documents on swine production.

Nutrition and Feeding for Optimum Reproductive Performance

Online Resource

Document about optimum feeding for reproductive performance

Management of Replacement Gilts

Online Resource

This article discusses the proper management that must be taken to raise healthy replacement gilts.

What Oregon pig growers need to know about PRRS viral infections

Online Resource

Informational document about the viral infection PRRS in Oregon.

Oregon Pork Procucers Vaccination Brochure

Fact Sheet

Brochure regarding proper swine vaccinations

Alternative swine housing and production: Lessons from Iowa and beyond

Online Resource

Presentation addressing alternative swine housing and production