Swine


Questions About Swine Enteric Coronavirus Diseases such as PEDv? Here is some information.

MDA Fact Sheet

USDA Website on Swine Enteric Coronavirus Diseases (SECD)
USDA: Questions & Answers on SECD Monitoring & Control Program
Best Practices for Swine Sales & Exhibits (Pork Checkoff)
Best Practices for All Pigs Going To Exhibits or Sales (Pork Checkoff)
Best Practices for Organizers of Weigh-Ins & Tagging Events (Pork Checkoff)
USDA: Technical Note on Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea (PEDv)

Additional PED Resources From Pork Checkoff
American Association of Swine Veterinarians Page on PEDv


​​Fair and Show Requirements: Swine

Maryland Swine
Identification:   Swine shall be individually identified by an official ear tag  Ear notches or tattoos will not be accepted for official identification.

Brucellosis: Maryland is a Brucellosis Class-Free State. Brucellosis testing is not required for Maryland swine.

Tuberculosis: Maryland is an Accredited Tuberculosis-Free State. Tuberculin test is not required for Maryland swine.

Immunization: Leptospirosis is recommended.

Out-of-State Swine
Identification:  Swine shall be individually identified by an official ear tag.  Ear notches or tattoos will not be accepted for official identification.

Brucellosis: All swine, expect barrows, 6 months of age and older shall be negative to an official test for brucellosis within 30 days prior to exhibition entry, or originate directly from a validated brucellosis-free herd.

Pseudorabies: Swine over 6 months of age shall be negative to an official test for Pseudorabies conducted within 30 days prior to exhibition entry, or originate immediately and directly from a qualified Pseudorabies negative herd.

Immunization: Leptospirosis is recommended.
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  Educational Resources

  
Swine Health Recommendations: Organizers of Swine Exhibitions & Sales (Pork Checkoff)
Swine Health Recommendations: Exhibitors of All Pigs Going to Exhibits or Sales (Pork Checkoff)
Swine Health Recommendations: Biosecurity for Organizers of Swine Weigh-Ins of Tagging Events (Pork Checkoff)
USDA Technical Note: Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea (PED)

 

Related Information

 

 

Reportable Disease of Swine

  
African Swine Fever
Anthrax
Brucellosis
Classical Swine Fever (Hog Cholera)
Foot and Mouth Disease
Pseudorabies
Rabies
Salmonellosis
Screw Worms
Suspected Foreign Animal Disease
Swine Erysipelas
Swine Influenza
Teschen Disease
Tuberculosis
Vesicular Exanthema
Vesicular Stomatitis