While the number of pigs in barns and marketed this summer will be reduced because of PEDv, this hasn’t stopped the construction industry. There are still going to be quite a few new wean-finish and grow-finish facilities constructed in the Midwest this summer and final decisions are being made about a large number of these barns in the coming weeks as spring thaw finally reaches our region.

I get the opportunity to review quite a few plans each year and I’ve come up with the following check-list for those of you considering new/remodeled facilities. Read more here.