Swine Influenza Resources

    • A Champions Guide to Youth Swine Exhibition: Biosecurity & Your Pig Project

      National Pork Board| This booklet is intended for youth exhibitors of all ages and levels of experience. In it, you will find recommended biosecurity guidelines to follow on the farm and when taking pigs to fairs and exhibitions.

    • Animal Exhibit Hand Washing Sign

      Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development| The following sign can be used to help visitors to animal barns and exhibits practice good hygiene and biosecurity by washing their hands after visiting.

    • Cleaning and Disinfection: Pig Barns at County Fairs

      MSU Extension and Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development| A reminder to clean and dininfect scales, sorting boards and wash the area. Exhibitors should also remember to wash hands often.

    • Exhibitor and Parent Fact Sheet: Swine Influenza

      MSU Extension and Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development| Swine influenza facts, prevention strategies and reminders for after the fair.

    • Exhibitor Meetings to Prevent Swine Influenza: A Checklist for Before, During and After the Meeting

      | The following can be used as a guideline to help you have a healthy fair week.

    • Health Safety Tips - Swine Influenza

      MSU Extension and Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development| Fairs and exhibitions play an important role in showcasing agriculture to the public. These are some things you can do to help keep everyone involved safe.

    • SIGN - Be Healthy at the Fair

      Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development| Good biosecurity practices means monitoring public health.

    • SIGN - How to Wash Hands and When

      Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development| Remember to use good biosecurity practices when caring for animals. This sign covers the who, how and when for washing hands when leaving animal exhibits.

    • SIGN - No Food or Drinks in the Barn

      Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development| Part of good biosecurity practices means keeping food and drinks out of the barn.

    • SIGN - Stop: Please Wash Your Hands

      Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development| Remember to use good biosecurity practices when caring for animals. Maintaining good biosecurity practies includes washing your hands frequently.

    • SIGN - Tips to Keep You and Pigs Healthy

      Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development| Tips to keep you and pigs healthy is part of good biosecurity practices.

    • SIGN: Pig Barn Closed

      Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development| The following signs can be used to help the public understand why access to pig barns is restricted. Feel free to modify based on your show times and schedule. NOTE: This version is compatible with Microsoft Word versions 2007-2016.

    • SIGN: Pig Barn Closed - Microsoft Word(97-2003)

      Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development| The following signs can be used to help the public understand why access to pig barns is restricted. Feel free to modify based on your show times and schedule. NOTE: This version is compatible with Microsoft Word versions 97-2003.

    • Swine Exhibit Hand Washing Sign

      Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development| The following sign can be used to help visitors to swine barns practice good hygiene and biosecurity by washing their hands after visiting.

    • Swine Health Recommendations: Exhibitors of All Pigs Going to Exhibits or Sales

      Courtesy of National Pork Board| The recommendations listed in this document apply to all swine at an exhibit or sale that are physically on the premise. Having a plan in place to identify and handle sick animals properly will help reduce the chance of disease spread.

    • Zoonotic Disease