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Death rates rise, environmental challenges grow at large US pig farms

Death rates rise, environmental challenges grow at large US pig farms

Friday, October 12, 2018

Death rates for female pigs (sows) in the U.S. are rising fast and alerts are up throughout the farming industry. The mortality rate rose from 5.8 percent to 10.2 percent on farms owning more than 125 sows between 2013 and 2016, according to The Guardian.…

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