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Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Phosphorus Requirements Limit Effectiveness of Strategies to Reduce Phosphorus in Swine Manure
CANADA - A business development specialist for swine with Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development says minimum federal requirements for the inclusion of phosphorus in swine rations is limiting...
Russia to Introduce Electronic Veterinary Certificates
RUSSIA - Russia is to introduce electronic veterinary certificates from February 2017....
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
PEDV Can be Carried in Feed New Research Suggests
US - Recently released research conducted by Pipestone Veterinary Services and South Dakota State University and reported in BMC Veterinary Research, confirms feed can be a carrier of the virus....
Monday, August 18, 2014
Prospects of Pig Exports to Russia Resuming Vanishing Fast
ANALYSIS - The increase in the number of cases of African swine fever in north east Europe is making the potential for the European Union to export pork and pig meat products to Russia recede further and...
Friday, August 15, 2014
Canada Hog Market
CANADA - On 16 July, 2014 South West Vets (the preeminent and largest all swine practice in Ontario) hosted a Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Summit in Stratford, Ontario with some 250+ producers and industry...
New Case of African Swine Fever Confirmed in Poland
POLAND - A new outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) has been confirmed in northeastern Poland. ...
New Veterinary Vaccinology Network to Help Tackle Animal Disease Threat
UK - BBSRC has funded a new multidisciplinary network of veterinary vaccinology experts to help in the fight against animal diseases, some of which have the potential to spread to humans. ...
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Classical Swine Fever Reported in Latvia
LATVIA - There have been eight new cases of classical swine fever reported in wild boar. ...
Thirteen New Outbreaks of African Swine Fever in Lativa
LATVIA - A total of 13 new outbreaks of African Swine Fever (ASF) have been detected in the Kraslava, Dagda, Valka, Madona and Ludza regions of the country. ...
Two New Outbreaks of African Swine Fever in Lithuania
LITHUANIA - Two new outbreaks of African Swine Fever (ASF) have been reported on farms located in Utena which are in eastern part of the country which boarders Belarus. ...
Spread of Aichivirus C to Major Pig Producing Regions of Brazil
BRAZIL - A study demonstrated that Aichivirus C has been present in Brazilian pig herds for years and has spread to the major pig-producing regions of the country....
New Manure Sampling Project to Detect PEDv
CANADA - A manure sampling project underway in Manitoba will provide a clearer indication of the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea virus (PEDv) situation within the province, writes Bruce Cochrane for Farmscape....
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
PED-Positive Farm Samples in US: 7,987
US - The total number of pig farm samples that have tested positive for the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) virus now stands at 7,987 in 30 states, writes Jackie Linden. There were 93 new positive samples...
Odisha to Set Up Veterinary University
INDIA - Looking at the growing importance of education in agriculture sector in the state, Odisha will be setting up a new veterinary university and second agriculture university....
New Agency to Safeguard Animal Plant Health
UK - A combined agency is to start work this autumn in the UK to ensure the government is better equipped to prevent the spread of animal and plant diseases....
Maple Leaf Food Announces New Leader of Animal Wellness
CANADA - Maple Leaf Foods today announced that Dr Stephanie Cottee will be joining the Company in the new position of Leader, Animal Wellness effective 11 August, 2014. ...
Experts Meet to Solve Infectious Disease Challenges
AUSTRALIA - Many of Australia's leading animal and human infectious disease experts are joining forces this week to identify challenges that might benefit from greater collaboration across Australia's...
Biosecurity Increases Cost of Swine Manure Application
CANADA - A Morris based custom swine manure applicator says the extra time and effort required to clean and disinfect manure application equipment to reduce the risk of spreading PED has dramatically increased...
US Pig Farm Samples Positive for Porcine Delta Corona Virus: 367
US - Porcine Delta Corona virus (PDCoV) has been detected in eight more positive samples in the most recent week, bringing the total number of positive samples so far to 367 from pig farms in 16 states....
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Hot Water Pressure Washing Effective in Cleaning Manure Equipment
CANADA - The executive director of the Manitoba Livestock Manure Management Initiative says the use of hot water pressure washing equipment is helping custom swine manure applicators reduce the risk of...
Third Case of FMD Reported in South Korea Since 2011
SOUTH KOREA - On 7 August, a new case of Foot-and-Mouth (FMD) disease was detected and confirmed on a farm in South Korea....
Monday, August 11, 2014
OIE Discusses Disease Eradication for the Americas
GLOBAL - Disease eradication in the Americas and other issues were addressed by the Director of Animal Health in Panama. ...
Inspections Prevent the Spread of ASF in Russia
RUSSIA - The Russian Federation is putting practices in place to prevent the spread of African Swine Fever (ASF) which has devastating impacts in the production and sale of pork and its products. ...
Veternarian Mobile App Being Adopted Nationwide
US - Launched in June, the mobile Certificate for Veterinary Inspection (CVI) application to allow veterinary practitioners to submit animal health certificates from the field is growing rapidly and has...
More African Swine Fever in Russian Swine and Wild Boar
RUSSIA - Six new outbreaks of African Swine Fever (ASF) have been reported in Russia in the Tula, Kaluzhskaya, Pskov and Moskow regions in both swine and wild boar between 27 July and 4 August....
Further Outbreaks of African Swine Fever in Poland
POLAND - African Swine Fever (ASF) has been detected in two domestic pigs and one wild boar in the Podlaskie area, in the far east of the country which boarders with Belarus. ...
Friday, August 08, 2014
Canadian Swine Health Intelligence Network Activities Suspended
CANADA - The manager of the Canadian Swine Health Intelligence Network is encouraging stakeholders within Canada's pork industry to express their support for a resumption of Canada's national swine health...
More African Swine Fever in Lithuanian Swine
LITHUANIA- One new case of African Swine Fever (ASF) has been detected in swine on a farm located in the Utena region of eastern Lithuania, which borders Belarus....
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Obama Signs in Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act
US - President Barack Obama has signed into law the long-awaited Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act (H.R. 1528), making it legal for veterinarians to provide complete medical care to their animal patients...
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
AHVLA Reports Rare Piglet Deformities in June 2014
UK - The Animal Health Veterinary Laboratories Agency (AHVLA) has found a rare type of deformity in piglets, enteric colibacillosis outbreaks in older post-weaned pigs, active swine influenza and porcine...
 
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