Securing Indiana's Pork Industry

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A confirmed case of African swine fever (ASF), foot-and-mouth disease (FMD), and/or classical swine fever (CSF) in the United States will immediately close export markets and disrupt pig movements resulting in severe economic losses and business disruption. Producers and veterinarians can take steps now to be ready for a disease emergency.

Get Prepared Now

Complete these steps now to save time during an emergency. The following links provide resources to complete each step.

PRODUCERS:

  1. Register for DUNS and SAM to be eligible for federal payments

  2. Know your premises identification number for each individual site where hogs are located

  3. Keep electronic movement records

VETERINARIANS:

  1. Print client premises ID barcodes for laboratory sample submissions  

  2. Use electronic Certificates of Veterinary Inspection

Prevent Disease  

A foreign animal disease (FAD) is an animal disease not known to exist in the United States or its territories. These diseases have potential significant health and economic impacts on America's livestock industries. The following resources provide general information about these diseases.

ASF and other foreign diseases can be spread by people, vehicles, pests, and potentially feed ingredients. The following resources offer proactive steps for prevention.

Learn About African Swine Fever (ASF) 

African swine fever is a viral disease of swine. All members of the pig family Suidae are susceptible. The disease is characterized by high mortality and morbidity, often reaching 100 percent for severe forms of the disease. The disease is not a threat to human health or food safety.

African Swine Fever Planning & Preparedness Meeting (September 2018)

Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD) 

Foot-and-mouth (FMD) is a severe and highly contagious viral disease. The FMD virus causes illness in cattle, swine, sheep, goats, deer, and other animals with divided hooves. FMD is a worldwide concern as it can spread quickly and cause significant economic losses.

FMD disease information

Classical Swine Fever

Classical swine fever is a highly contagious virus of pigs.

Classical Swine Fever disease information