Water quality affects animal health from the backyard to the largest confined operation. Jesse McCoy of Neogen Corporation writes about how to properly sample a water supply.
Source: National Hog Farmer, November 30, 2017.
Several considerations must be taken when sampling the site. The first is the sample must be the best representation of the water coming in to the facility. That means taking it prior to any treatment or other interactions that may interfere with the analysis.