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29 May 2015
Three More African Swine Fever Outbreaks in Poland
POLAND - There have been three further outbreaks of African Swine Fever in wild boar in Poland....
28 May 2015
Experts to be Grilled at Iowa Swine Day
US - Experts from across the pork industry will gather to discuss key production issues at this year’s Iowa Swine Day, on 25 June....
France Declared Free from Classical Swine Fever
FRANCE - France has been recognised as officially free of classical swine fever....
Canada Supports Safe Transportation of Livestock and Poultry
CANADA - Canada has given a grant of $183,929 to the Canadian Animal Health Coalition (CAHC), to help ensure that livestock and poultry are transported in a safe and humane manner by certified transporters....
Virus Potential to Treat Bacterial Infection in Pigs
UK - Pig producers could soon be using viruses to treat bacterial infections. ...
27 May 2015
New Chair Elected to UK Office of Animal Health
UK - Catherine (Cat) Sayer has been elected as Chair of the UK's National Office of Animal Health (NOAH) for 2015, following this year’s AGM in London on 21 May....
UK Takes Precautions to Tackle PED Threat
UK - Specialised guides to help the industry cope with an outbreak of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea have been produced by UK pig industry organisation BPEX on behalf of the Pig Health and Welfare Council....
Further Ten African Swine Fever Outbreaks in Estonia
ESTONIA - There have been ten more outbreaks of African Swine Fever in Estonia....
Six More African Swine Fever Outbreaks in Latvia
LATVIA - There have been six more outbreaks of African Swine Fever in Latvian wild boar....
Manitoba Expected PED Free Within Months
CANADA - Manitoba's Chief Veterinary Officer expects swine barns in the province that have been infected with Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea to be free of the infection within the next couple of months, writes...
26 May 2015
More African Swine Fever in Lithuania
LITHUANIA - There have been more outbreaks of African Swine Fever in Lithuania, involving three wild boar....
Further Outbreak of African Swine Fever in Poland
POLAND - There has been another outbreak of African Swine Fever in Polish wild boar....
22 May 2015
Confirmed Case of MRSA in Norwegian Swine
NORWAY - The Norwegian Veterinary Institute has confirmed an outbreak of MRSA in a swine herd in the western Norwegian distract of Haugalandet....
Further African Swine Fever in Latvia
LATVIA - There have been nine new outbreaks of African Swine Fever in wild boar in Latvia....
20 May 2015
New Cases of African Swine Fever in Estonia
ESTONIA - There have been three new outbreaks of African Swine Fever in wild boar in Estonia....
19 May 2015
More African Swine Fever in Poland
POLAND - There has been a further case of African Swine Fever in a Polish wild boar....
18 May 2015
Weekly Overview: Looking Forward to the Future of the Pig Industry
GLOBAL - Cutting-edge technology to safeguard pig health was promised by the British Pig Executive (BPEX) at its Innovations Conference at the UK's National Agricultural Centre last week....
Update on Swine Enteric Coronavirus Disease in US
US - The number of pig farm samples that are confirmed positive for porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus (PEDV) in the last week was seven, while one premises was confirmed with porcine deltacoronavirus (PDCoV)...
African Swine Fever in Three Lithuanian Wild Boar
LITHUANIA - Three wild boar found at two locations were confirmed with African swine fever last week....
Hog Slat's Poly Lamp Improves Plastic Heat Lamp
GLOBAL - Hog Slat’s introduction of the Poly Lamp improves several features of plastic heat lamp shades used in swine farrowing houses. ...
15 May 2015
WCSHIN Provides Tools to Track Swine Health in Western Canada
CANADA - A Red Deer based swine veterinarian says the fledgling Western Canadian Swine Health Intelligence Network is a great way to keep our finger on the pulse of swine health in western Canada, writes...
Canadian Vets Encouraged to Join Swine Intelligence Network
CANADA - Western Canada's pork producers are being encouraged to tell their veterinarians to participate in the Western Canadian Swine Health Intelligence Network, writes Bruce Cochrane....
14 May 2015
MSD Animal Health Announces Expanded ZUPREVO® Label to Include Metaphylactic Use in Swine
EU - MSD Animal Health (known as Merck Animal Health in the United States and Canada) has announced the expansion of the ZUPREVO® (tildipirosin) label following approval from the Committee for Medicinal...
Osborne Industries, Inc. to Present at VIV Russia International Summit
RUSSIA - Osborne Industries, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced pig production equipment, is pleased to announce that company representatives are slated to present at the VIV Russia...
New Foot and Mouth Outbreak in Chinese Pigs
CHINA - There has been an outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease in Hubei province of China....
13 May 2015
Belarus Bans All Kiev Pork, Pig and Pork Product Exports Following ASF Outbreak
BELARUS - In connection with the case of African Swine Fever (ASF) that was reported in the Ukraine, Belarus has now banned the import of pork from the Kiev region....
African Swine Fever Outbreaks in Estonia
ESTONIA - There have been four new outbreaks of African Swine Fever in Estonia....
12 May 2015
More African Swine Fever in Lithuania
LITHUANIA - There have been two more outbreaks of African Swine Fever in Lithuania....
Six New African Swine Fever Outbreaks in Latvia
LATVIA - There have been six outbreaks of African Swine Fever in wild boar in Latvia....
11 May 2015
Update on Swine Enteric Coronavirus Disease in US
US - The number of pig farm samples that are confirmed positive for porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus (PEDV) in the last week was 17, while three premises were confirmed with porcine deltacoronavirus (PDCoV)...
 
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