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Pig Industry News By Category: Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea
02 April 2018
PEDv Lessons Learned report in the works
Manitoba Pork reports on the latest efforts to control PEDv and to learn from previous outbreaks to develop better control measures....
19 January 2018
Progress for Manitoba in PED elimination
Manitoba Pork is pleased to report that continued efforts on PED elimination are seeing results. ...
22 December 2017
PED cases subsiding in Manitoba
The Office of Manitoba's Chief Veterinary Officer has reported that cases of PED are under control - Manitoba could be rid of the disease in the near future....
10 October 2017
Alberta, Saskatchewan, B.C. Remain PED-free
CANADA - Alberta Agriculture and Forestry reports swine premises in Alberta, Saskatchewan and B.C. remain free of PED, Bruce Cochrane writes....
09 October 2017
Direct Animal Movement Primary Cause of Spread of PED
CANADA - The Office of Manitoba Chief Veterinarian says the greatest risk factor for the spread of PED has been direct animal movement, Bruce Cochrane writes....
06 October 2017
PED Infected Swine Operations Moving Toward Presumptive Negative Status
CANADA - Manitoba Agriculture reports just over 40 per cent of the swine operations infected by Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea since the end of April are now shipping PED negative pigs, writes Bruce Cochrane....
26 September 2017
Heightened Biosecurity-expanded Communication Key to Managing PED
CANADA - Heightened biosecurity and expanded open communication have proven key to managing the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea outbreak that has spread throughout southeastern and central Manitoba, Bruce Cochrane...
Rapid Response Corps to Speed Up Reaction of Emerging Diseases
US - The Executive Director of the Swine health Information Center says the creation of a Rapid Response Corps will speed up the response to emerging diseases that pose a threat to the US swine herd, according...
22 September 2017
Maintaining Mental Health Key to Coping with PED
CANADA - The Human Resources and Training Coordinator with Manitoba Pork says it's important for swine barn workers dealing with the stresses of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea to focus on maintaining their...
18 September 2017
Manitoba Pork Expands Swine Disease Management Team
CANADA - Manitoba Pork has expanded its swine health management team, reports Bruce Cochrane....
01 September 2017
Can Dust from Feed Mills Indicate Presence of Pathogens in Feed?
CANADA & US - Scientists working on behalf of the Swine Health Information Center are attempting to determine whether the dust in feed mills can be used to identify the presence of potential disease causing...
18 August 2017
Scientists to Examine Potential of Using Dust to Identify Presence of Pathogens in Feed
CANADA - The Swine Health Information is spearheading a study to examine the potential of using dust in feed mills to determine whether feed ingredients have become contaminated with disease causing pathogens,...
15 August 2017
Protocols for Moving Non-Shedding Pigs from Formerly PED Positive Sites Under Assessment
CANADA - Animal Health Officials in Manitoba are re-evaluating the movement of pigs no longer through to be shedding PED virus originating from previously infected sites, writes Bruce Cochrane....
11 August 2017
PED Infected Premises 61 Confirmed in Manitoba
CANADA - The Office of Manitoba's Chief Veterinary Officer has confirmed the first new case of PED in Manitoba in almost four weeks, reports Bruce Cochrane....
03 August 2017
Manitoba Pork Confident PED can be Eradicated
CANADA - The Chair of Manitoba Pork says, eradicating Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea from the province will be a challenge but he's confident it can happen, according to Bruce Cochrane....
01 August 2017
Swine Health Information Sharing Results in Reduction in Numbers of PED Infected Farms
CANADA - The Manager of Swine Health Ontario credits a programme where pork producers share their farm's swine health information with helping dramatically reduce the number of farms infected by Porcine...
31 July 2017
Two Weeks with No New PED Cases in Manitoba Cause for Optimism
CANADA - New tools being used in Manitoba appear to be helping bring the spread of PED in the province under control, Bruce Cochrane reports....
25 July 2017
Manitoba PED Outbreak Appears on the Decline
CANADA - The Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea outbreak that has spread throughout swine operations in southeastern Manitoba since the end of April appears to be on the decline, reports Bruce Cochrane....
ARC and E Approach Proving Effective in Dealing with PED
CANADA - A programme originally set up in Ontario to combat Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome has been has been extremely effective in dealing with Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea, writes Bruce Cochrane....
21 July 2017
Uzbekistan Reopens to US Pork
UZBEKISTAN - Fresh/frozen US pork has been added to the eligible products list for Uzbekistan, with an effective date of 1 January 2017....
19 July 2017
Resources Now Available to Help Barn Workers Cope with Stress of Swine Diseases
CANADA - The Human Resources and Training Coordinator with Manitoba Pork says there are resources available to help swine barn workers cope with the stresses involved in dealing with the devastation caused...
17 July 2017
Biosecurity Key to Gaining Control of Manitoba PED Outbreak
CANADA - The Veterinary Counsel with the Canadian Pork Council says biosecurity remains the key to gaining control of a surge of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea cases in Manitoba, Bruce Cochrane reports....
12 July 2017
Workers Coping with PED Urged to Reach Out for Support
CANADA - Swine industry workers coping with the emotional stress involved in dealing with the devastation caused by Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea are being encouraged to reach out for support, writes Bruce...
10 July 2017
Saskatchewan Pork Producers Advised to Develop PED Specific Response Plans
CANADA - The Office of Saskatchewan's Chief Veterinary Officer is encouraging the province's pork producers to develop a PED-specific response plan and to enforce strict biosecurity protocols among workers...
Information Sharing Imitative Introduced to Improve Response to PED
CANADA - Manitoba's pork industry is counting on a newly introduced information sharing imitative to help producers respond to and gain control of a recent surge in the number of cases of Porcine Epidemic...
06 July 2017
Eradication of PED Virus from Manitoba Still Achievable
CANADA - The Veterinary Counsel with the Canadian Pork Council remains confident the virus responsible for Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea can be eliminated from western Canada, reports Bruce Cochrane....
30 June 2017
PED Overriding Issue Facing Manitoba Pork Industry
CANADA - The Chair of Manitoba Pork has echoed the call for federal government support in addressing the recent surge in cases of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea in Manitoba, writes Bruce Cochrane....
28 June 2017
Pork Industry Delegation Receives Encouraging Response
CANADA - According to Bruce Cochrane, the General Manager of Manitoba Pork says members of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food appear supportive of industry efforts to...
27 June 2017
Duration of Antibiotic Use Should be Left to Discretion of Veterinarian
US - The National Pork Producers Council says the duration antibiotics are prescribed to prevent or treat animal disease should be left in the hands of the veterinarian, according to Bruce Cochrane....
Stakeholders Call for Govt Backing in Addressing PED
CANADA - Manitoba's pork industry is calling for the federal government support, in the form of new programmes and financial assistance, in its effort to contain a surge in the number of cases of Porcine...
 
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