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Monday, August 03, 2015
How Can Diagnostics Help a Sick Farm?
ANALYSIS - Dr. Lisa Becton, Director of Swine Health Research at the US National Pork Board, explains how diagnostics can help a "sick" farm and fit into a producer's overall herd health management program....
Monday, July 27, 2015
What to Do If I Suspect a Foreign Animal Disease On-farm?
ANALYSIS - Dr. Patrick Webb, Director of Swine Health Programs with the National Pork Board, explains the steps that a producer or veterinarian should take if he/she sees symptoms of a foreign animal disease...
MagixX-Pig+ Exhaust Air Treatment System Passes DLG Test
GERMANY - With a dust separation rate of up to 94 per cent in the summer and an average ammonia separation rate of 84 per cent, the Big Dutchman exhaust air treatment system MagixX-Pig+ recently successfully...
Outstanding Weaned Piglet Results for Xuanwei Farm of Shennong
CHINA - PIC China congratulates the Yunnan Shennong Agricultural Industry Group in setting a new milestone in China by attaining 30 pigs weaned per sow per year....
French Prime Minister visits Ceva Santé Animale
FRANCE - French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has visited Ceva’s headquarters in Libourne, to meet Dr Marc Prikazsky and other business leaders from the local Aquitaine region....
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Strong Double-Digit Growth for Ceva in First Semester 2015
FRANCE - Consolidated sales of the Ceva Group reached €424 million at the end of June 2015, representing growth of 16 per cent and +12 per cent at constant perimeter and exchange rates....
Monday, July 20, 2015
Diagnostics Can Pinpoint Type of Swine Influenza Virus
ANALYSIS - Dr. Lisa Becton, Director of Swine Health Research at the National Pork Board, said Swine Influenza Virus (SIV) can present itself like a lot of other diseases, and diagnostics can identify...
Friday, July 17, 2015
Video Tutorial Helps Establish Biosecurity for PRRS Control
GLOBAL - To help vets and producers establish a strong PRRS control programme, veterinary pharmaceutical company, HIPRA has issued an educational video focusing on the importance of strict biosecurity...
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Safer, Cleaner Method to Test Swine Carcasses for Trichinella
SWITZERLAND - Abattoirs and meat packers have a cleaner, safer way to test swine carcasses for potentially dangerous Trichinella at meat inspection – new PrioCHECK™ Trichinella AAD from Thermo Fisher...
Monday, July 13, 2015
Diagnotics Play Critical Role in Herd Health Management
ANALYSIS - Dr. Paul Thomas, veterinarian with AMVC Management Services, said diagnostics play a critical role in the total herd health program by helping to identify, manage and treat disease challenges....
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
SowMAX Eliminates Guesswork of Sow Feeding
ANALYSIS - Feeding lactating sows is a tough job - feed her too much, and the feed can spoil and must be discarded. Feed her too little, and she will not get all the nutrients she needs to produce milk...
Monday, July 06, 2015
Diagnostics Role in Identifying Foreign Animal Disease
ANALYSIS - Dr. Patrick Webb, Director of Swine Health Programs with the National Pork Board, said top notch diagnostics play an important role in detecting trade-limiting foreign animal diseases....
Monday, June 29, 2015
Diagnostics Important to Identify Type of PRRS on Sick Farm
ANALYSIS - Dr. Lisa Becton, Director of Swine Health Research at the National Pork Board, said the role of diagnostics with Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus (PRRS) is important in helping...
Experts Discuss Recent Findings in PEDv Monitoring, Risk Factors and Immunology
US - With the recent increase in porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv) cases reported this spring, the latest At The Meeting (ATM) with the Morrison Group audio program provides an update on developments...
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Controlling Costs, Improving Herd Health are Keys to Success in Tough Times
US - During the 2015 World Pork Expo in Des Moines, Iowa, veterinarians from two leading swine health and production companies shared their recommendations on how producers can best manage their herds...
First HIPRA SENG Vaccine Reaches China
CHINA - Last April, HIPRA presented RHINISENG®, the innovative vaccine for the prevention of Progressive and Non- progressive Swine Atrophic Rhinitis, in China. ...
Monday, June 22, 2015
Video Tutorial Helps Establish Monitoring Programme for PRRS
GLOBAL - To help vets and producers establish a strong monitoring programme, veterinary pharmaceutical company, HIPRA has issued the second of a series of educational videos....
Boehringer Ingelheim Develops New PCR Test for Ileitis
ANALYSIS - Boehringer Ingelheim has developed the swine industry’s first commercially available quantitative polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test for Lawsonia (ileitis) using fecal samples. ...
Rapid Diagnostics Play Critical Role in PEDv Cases
ANALYSIS - Dr. Paul Thomas, veterinarian with AMVC Management Services, said rapid diagnostics have played a key role in detecting Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea (PED) virus because the clinical signs can look...
Friday, June 19, 2015
Nutriad Developing Mycotoxin Rapid Test Kit
BELGIUM - Belgium based feed additive specialist Nutriad and Ghent University have been working for two years on a project developing a prototype rapid test kit for mycotoxins....
Thursday, June 18, 2015
Diagnostics Play Important Role with Complicated Disease Complexes
ANALYSIS - Howard Hill, DVM and past National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) president, said diagnostics are playing a critical role in the pork industry as the industry deals with complicated disease complexes...
Prescription Vaccines Offer Rapid Response Solutions to Swine Industry
ANALYSIS - New USDA regulations will allow producers access to more herd-specific or prescription vaccines, so a farmer can customize their vaccine portfolio to their herd that can be validated by USDA,...
Monday, June 15, 2015
New Boehringer Ingelheim Vaccine Protects Against Two Types of Salmonella
ANALYSIS - Salmonella has taken a back seat to other diseases like PEDv, SIV and even Avian Influenza, but Salmonella is an important disease to monitor and protect your herd against, reports ThePigSite's...
New Video Helps Pig Producers Control PRRS
GLOBAL - To help vets and producers control Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRS), veterinary pharmaceutical company, HIPRA has issued the first of a series of educational videos....
Friday, June 12, 2015
Harrisvaccines CEO is an EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2015 Award Winner
US - EY has announced that Dr Hank Harris of Harrisvaccines, an Ames-Iowa based animal vaccine producer, received the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2015 Award in the manufacturing category in the Upper...
Merck Animal Health Supports Young Researchers at International Symposium on Neglected Influenza Viruses
US - The 3rd International Symposium on Neglected Influenza Viruses (ISNIV) held in Athens, Georgia was an opportunity for young and upcoming scientists to be recognized. Two Junior Investigator Best Speaker...
Tuesday, June 09, 2015
HIPRA presents TRUE FUSION for Gilts
EUROPE - At the European Symposium of Porcine Health Management (ESPHM) which took place last April in Nantes, HIPRA presented the new fusion ERYSENG® PARVO + UNISTRAIN® PRRS, the first choice for gilts....
Monday, June 08, 2015
Reduce Stillbirths by Being Pro-active During Farrowing
GLOBAL - One of the most important things in keeping pigs alive is just by being present. The second half of this is using your time effectively, write Lorne and Vick Tannas, swine specialists and nucleus...
Friday, June 05, 2015
First Commercial Quantitative PCR Test for Lawsonia Developed by BIVI
US - The Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI) Health Management Center has developed and will offer, starting July 1, the industry’s first commercially available quantitative polymerase chain...
Thursday, June 04, 2015
First EuropeanPRRSpective Symposium Highlights PRRS Costs and Control
EUROPE - A major pig health conference took place in Nantes, France on April 21st with new evidence showing that the PRRS disease syndrome does more damage to the costs of pork producing herds across Europe...
 
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