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24 February 2017
Gene-Edited Pigs Show Signs of Resistance to Major Viral Disease
UK - Scientists have produced pigs that may be protected from an infection that costs the swine industry billions each year....
Essential Oils Emerging as One Alternative to Antibiotics
US - The Head of Purdue University's Animal Science Department says the use of essential oils is emerging as one of the strategies that can help in reducing the livestock industry's reliance on the use...
23 February 2017
More ASF Reported in Ukraine
UKRAINE - A new outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) has been reported in Bobrovytsya, Chernigov....
Antibiotic Resistance Remains High, Says EU Report
EU - Bacteria found in humans, animals and food continue to show resistance to widely used antimicrobials, says the latest report on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in bacteria by the European Food Safety...
22 February 2017
Ceva Joint-Venture with EBVAC Reinforces Position in China's Swine Market
CHINA - In the presence of the Chinese Prime Minister, Li Keqiang and French Prime Minister, Bernard Cazeneuve, Ceva Santé Animale (Ceva) and EBVAC today signed a joint-venture agreement to create a new...
More ASF Reported in Russian Pigs
RUSSIA - More cases of African Swine Fever (ASF) have been reported in the Saratovskaya region of Russia....
21 February 2017
Weekly Overview: Study Finds FMD Crises Can be Averted with Vaccination Strategy
GLOBAL - Future outbreaks of foot and mouth disease (FMD) can be controlled effectively and quickly with vaccinations - saving millions of pounds and hundreds of thousands of livestock - according to research...
20 February 2017
More ASF Reported in Ukrainian Pigs
UKRAINE - More outbreaks of African Swine Fever (ASF) have been reported on Ukrainian backyard pig farms....
17 February 2017
FMD Crises to be Averted with Vaccination Strategy, Reveals Study
UK - Future outbreaks of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) can be controlled effectively and quickly with vaccinations - saving millions of pounds and hundreds of thousands of livestock - according to research...
Coordinated Canada-US Approach Needed for Dealing with Swine Disease
CANADA - The Chair of Manitoba Pork suggests the Canadian and US pork industries can best address the risks posed by swine disease and prepare for the potential introduction of a foreign animal disease...
Pork CRC Commercialisation Advances
AUSTRALIA - Cooperative Research Centre for High Integrity Australian Pork (Pork CRC) Manager, Commercialisation and Research Impact, Charles Rikard-Bell, has confirmed that a pipeline of products is being...
16 February 2017
Nutritional Choices Influence Gut Health in Swine
CANADA - A scientist with the University of Alberta says, by considering nutrition, pork producers can foster conditions that will support a more healthy microbial population within the gut of the pig,...
15 February 2017
Antibiotic Free Pork - Catching on in Denmark
DENMARK - More and more people are getting alarmed that many infections are not responding to antibiotics. There is a shortage of new antibiotics and many people are also concerned that too many antibiotics...
APHA Extends Free Carcase Collection Service in England
UK - More farmers now benefit from free carcase collection services where a veterinarian has recommended a post-mortem should be carried out for disease surveillance purposes....
Leading Vets Stress on Vitality of Robust Disease Surveillance Network
UK - With precautions against Avian Influenza further strengthened last week and reports of Schmallenberg Virus cases across the country, the anniversary of the devastating 2001 Foot and Mouth outbreak...
13 February 2017
Pork Prices Rise Due to FMD Virus
SOUTH KOREA - The government has raised the alert for foot-and-mouth disease to its highest level after a fourth farm tested positive, which has caused the prices of beef and pork to rise and further burden...
08 February 2017
Korea Bans Livestock Movement Due to FMD Outbreak
SOUTH KOREA - The South Korean authority on Monday banned the movement of all livestock for 30 hours across the country as suspected cases of foot-and-mouth disease infection were reported....
07 February 2017
Contaminated Feed Ingredient Study Expected to Stimulate Discussion on Solutions
US - The Director of Research with Pipestone Applied Research is confident a simulation model which shows pathogens responsible for disease in swine can cross the ocean in feed ingredients will stimulate...
Researchers Highlight Alarming Link Between Feral Pigs and Vampire Bats
BRAZIL - The number of vampire bats, which transmit rabies and are a concern for livestock breeders, may be increasing in Brazil and the Americas along with growth in the populations of invasive feral...
Weekly Overview: Animal Disease Spread Shown Using Social Network Analysis
GLOBAL - Researchers have shown that looking at movements of operators and vehicles between farms in the same way we look at contacts in social networks can help explain the spread of dangerous infectious...
06 February 2017
Rice Bran in Weanling Pig Diets Does Not Reduce Growth Performance
US - Research at the University of Illinois has demonstrated that adding rice bran to weanling pig diets does not have a detrimental effect on growth performance. Rice bran is a co-product of the rice...
Red Tractor Shows Leadership with e-Medicine Book Requirement
UK - Red Tractor pig producers will be required to use the electronic medicine book (e-MB) to record the total collated antibiotics they administer to their herds every three months....
03 February 2017
Animal Disease Spread Shown Using Social Network Analysis
ITALY - Researchers have shown that looking at movements of operators and vehicles between farms in the same way we look at contacts in social networks can help explain the spread of dangerous infectious...
01 February 2017
Move to Sow Pens will Require the Right People and Greater Training
US - The Director of the Swine Teaching and Research Center with University of Pennsylvania says the move from stall housing of gestating sows to pen housing will require superior stockmanship and a greater...
EU Creates New Platform for Animal Welfare
EU - The European Commission has adopted the creation of an expert group on animal welfare to be called the Platform on Animal Welfare....
31 January 2017
More ASF Outbreaks Reported in Ukraine
UKRAINE - More outbreaks of African Swine Fever (ASF) have been reported on backyard farms across Ukraine....
PROVENIA Feed Supplement for More Potent Piglets
GLOBAL - PROVENIA feed supplement is a unique protected source of flavouring compounds, including benzoic acid. ...
30 January 2017
Economics of PRRS in Growing Pigs Is Severe for Producers
ANALYSIS - At the North American PRRS Symposium, a key focus was how to control PRRS in growing pigs because the economic impact is exceptionally high for this population of pigs. ...
Replacement of Acid Components in Pig Diets
GLOBAL - At EuroTier 2016, Dr Attila Kovács, Global Product Line Manager Acids highlighted how to effectively reduce the acid component of swine diets using an innovative acid-based feed additive. His...
26 January 2017
New Biosecurity Research Shared at North American PRRS Symposium
ANALYSIS - Biosecurity was a hot topic at the North American PRRS Symposium held recently in Chicago, and several studies were presented examining disease prevention and new approaches to measure biosecurity...
 
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