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Tuesday, December 04, 2018
Introducing Smart Vaccination at Hipra Thailand
On 7th November 2018, Hipra Thailand organised an event entitled “Introducing Smart Vaccination for Swine and Poultry” in the Mandarin Hotel in Bangkok (Thailand) with the participation of over 200...
Hipra launches UNISTRAIN®PRRS, a new live PRRS vaccine for Vietnam
On 9th and 13th November, Hipra brought together over 100 swine vets and farmers from Vietnam in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi respectively, for the launch of UNISTRAIN®PRRS....
Monday, December 03, 2018
North American PRRS Symposium: 25 years of lessons learned
Dr. Mike Roof, executive director of swine R&D with Boehringer Ingelheim, delivered the keynote address to attendees of the North American PRRS Symposium on Sunday in Chicago, addressing 25 years of PRRS...
Friday, November 30, 2018
Applications open for MSD Animal Health's 2019 High Quality Pork PhD Award
MSD Animal Health has opened submissions for the 2019 High Quality Pork PhD Award...
Thursday, November 29, 2018
Scientist ‘pops the hood’ on US pork industry’s newest vaccine for PCV2
What is “cell-mediated immunity” and how does it affect vaccine performance? Are two PCV2 genotypes necessarily better than one? And what does a monster from Greek mythology have to do with building...
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
ADM shines a light on its additive portfolio at EuroTier
The Pig Site spoke to Andrew Carlson, vice president of global feed additives and ingredients, ADM, at the ever-growing trade show in Hanover. ...
Friday, November 23, 2018
“At The Meeting” goes in-depth on African Swine Fever in new episode
The ongoing discussion about African Swine Fever (ASF) outbreaks in China and Europe has many in the swine industry on edge. ...
Thursday, November 22, 2018
Veterinarians in best position to be ‘ambassadors’ for antimicrobials in pork production
Veterinarians can leverage their credibility to help consumers understand the complexity of the decision-making process for antimicrobials used in pork production, said Locke Karriker, DVM, a professor...
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
ASF threat: Three US swine vets share insights from the frontline
The rapid spread of African swine fever (ASF) throughout China and other regions of the world has raised concerns the disease will ultimately make its way to the US — a development that could cripple...
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Flies ‘possible route’ of African swine fever spread
Flies that have been in contact with swine infected with African swine fever (ASF) could be responsible for spreading the disease between herds...
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Jim Long Pork Commentary: why is African swine fever a notifiable disease?
African swine fever continues to dominate conversation in the pig industry, but why is it a notifiable disease? ...
Thursday, November 08, 2018
Ileitis: Is it possible to control in baby pigs without antibiotics?
Ileitis may be a ubiquitous disease in grow-finish pigs, but with changes in on-farm antibiotic use it could become a new, more common challenge in the nursery period....
FAD expert fields questions of ASF diagnostic preparedness, surveillance and response
Effectively addressing a foreign animal diseases (FAD) such as African swine fever (ASF) will take a unified effort between the US pork industry and the local, state and federal government if the deadly...
Wednesday, November 07, 2018
See it, do it, teach it: Veterinarian offers tips for caregiver training
When you give someone something to read, the expressed competency level is about 10%. When you talk to them on the phone, it’s only 20%....
Tuesday, November 06, 2018
Ceva 'Spotlight The Future' newsletter November 2018
This month read about the value of antibicrobials in swine medicine and we launched Altresyn to the Chinese market. ...
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
17 years of detective work, shared experiences helping pork industry get ahead of PRRS
The evolution of knowledge about porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) is now enabling pork producers and their veterinarians to make headway combating this difficult and costly disease....
Monday, October 29, 2018
Tails or testicles: Which are better for PRRSV monitoring?
Pooled serum samples are a common method to monitor porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PPRSV) in piglets. But this typically involves a limited number of samples, which reduces the sensitivity...
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Quarantine window for feed ingredients may reduce hog disease risk
Foreign animal diseases (FAD) are top of mind as the ongoing outbreaks of African swine fever (ASF) in China, Belgium and elsewhere, have raised the stakes to implement new practices designed to minimise...
Monday, October 22, 2018
Castration rule change a chance for Europe’s producers to get ‘smarter, faster’
Changes to rules around pig castration in Europe should be viewed as an opportunity to improve welfare and efficiencies rather than a problem producers need to overcome, says pig health expert...
Sunday, October 14, 2018
Medicator aids Show Pig production
Adding a water-based medicator adds flexibility to your management options. ...
Friday, October 12, 2018
Strep suis resurfacing to challenge high-health herds
What’s old is new again — or at least that’s what some high-health herds are finding with Streptococcus suis (Strep suis)...
Thursday, October 11, 2018
New “At The Meeting” episodes discuss summer PRRS outbreaks and latest research on PCV3
In two new episodes of the “At The Meeting … Honoring Dr Bob Morrison” podcast, cohosts Dr Tom Wetzell, Dr Gordon Spronk and Dr Montserrat Torremorell visit with researchers about possible factors...
Sunday, October 07, 2018
Your next livestock medicator should be electric
It is a standard production practice to use water driven medicators to administer medications, vaccines, and supplements to livestock and poultry. With good water quality and routine maintenance, virtually...
Thursday, October 04, 2018
Life after zinc oxide - 3 tips for tackling post-weaning diarrhoea
Post-weaning diarrhoea is a problem for pig producers all around the world that has a big impact on future pig performance. With both antibiotics and now zinc oxide being removed from piglet diets in the...
Wednesday, October 03, 2018
Good data key to making sound PRRS decisions
Implementing metrics and utilising predictive analytics can help pork producers improve their management of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS), said Jose Angulo, DVM, a PRRS specialist...
Tuesday, October 02, 2018
Ceva 'Spotlight The Future' newsletter October 2018
In this special edition of our swine production and industry newsletter we focus on the vaccination of piglets against PCV2 with Circovac....
Locking out PDCOV requires attention to biosecurity detail
Porcine delta coronavirus (PDCOV) may not be as devastating as its relative, porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus (PEDV), but the negative impact on production is motivation enough to work to lock it out of...
Monday, October 01, 2018
CBS launches new Feed Science Platforms for optimising pig production
Canadian Bio-Systems Inc (CBS Inc) has launched the main phase rollout of its new Feed Science Platforms (FSPs), offering a comprehensive portfolio of advanced bio-based feed technology solutions to benefit...
Friday, September 28, 2018
Genesus Global Market Report: USA Market Report, Sept 2018
African Swine Fever….I am a little surprised this is not bigger news all over the hog industry....
Thursday, September 27, 2018
Pavlovic: Today’s PED outbreaks may be mild but still hurt profitability
Porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) virus may not be as devastating to hogs today as it was a few years ago, but it still damages the bottom line, according to Lynn Pavlovic, DVM, Iowa Select Farms....
 
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