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18 September 2017
Pig Industry News from Canada Manitoba Pork Expands Swine Disease Management Team
CANADA - Manitoba Pork has expanded its swine health management team, reports Bruce Cochrane....
04 July 2017
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Extended Duration of Immunity for Suvaxyn Circo+MH RTU
UK - Suvaxyn Circo+MH RTU, the one shot bivalent vaccine from Zoetis that helps protect pigs against the effects of porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae (M. hyo), has now been...
06 June 2017
Pig Industry News from Taiwan Nine Charged in Fake Pig Vaccine Case
TAIWAN - Nine people have been charged in a case involving the supply of fake vaccines to pig farmers, the Yunlin District Prosecutors' Office said Tuesday....
09 March 2017
Pig Industry News from Ireland Needle-free Vaccination Lifts Performance on Longford Pig Farm
IRELAND - Improved weight gains in both weaners and finishers, as well as easier application and less stress on the pigs are among the benefits noted by the owners after the switch to an intradermal vaccine...
08 May 2015
Pig Industry News from United States Porcine Circovirus: Focus of Latest 'At The Meeting' Swine Health Series
US - In the latest 'At the Meeting' (ATM) audio program on swine health from the Morrison Group, leading swine veterinarians take on the historic and novel work regarding porcine circovirus (PCV2), including...
27 February 2015
Pig Industry News from European Union Boehringer Ingelheim Continues Support of Independent PCV2 Research
EUROPE - More than 30 European scientists joined the award ceremony, which has taken place at the Boehringer Ingelheim headquarters in Ingelheim, Germany. ...
13 January 2015
Pig Industry News from United States BIVI FLEXcombo Swine Vaccine Now Available in 50-Dose Presentation
US - Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI) makes it easier for producers and veterinarians to vaccinate pigs against porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae with a single injection...
10 December 2014
Pig Industry News from United States PEDV: University Research Playing a Critical Role
ANALYSIS - Last week the North American PRRS Conference was held in Chicago and special emphasis was given to porcine epidemic diarrhoea (PED). Before the arrival of PEDV, PRRS (Porcine Reproductive and...
02 December 2014
Pig Industry News from United States BIVI FLEXcombo Swine Vaccine Available January 2015 in 50-Dose Presentation
US - Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI) makes it easier for producers and veterinarians to vaccinate pigs against porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae with a single injection...
25 November 2014
Pig Industry News from European Union MSD Animal Health Receives Approval for Porcilis PCV M Hyo Vaccine in Europe
EU - MSD Animal Health says the European Commission has approved its PORCILIS® PCV M Hyo vaccine that protects piglets against Porcine Circovirus and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae infections....
13 October 2014
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom AHVLA Reports Neonatal Pig Deaths from Klebsiella in July 2014
UK - The Animal Health Veterinary Laboratories Agency (AHVLA) has reported neonatal deaths due to clostridial enterotoxaemia, the first outbreak of Klebsiella pneumoniae septicaemia outside East Anglia,...
02 September 2014
Pig Industry News from Germany Boehringer Ingelheim Sees Advantages of Freshly Mixed Vaccine
GERMANY - Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health has decided to remain focused on freshly mixed Porcine Circovirus type 2 (PCV2)/ Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae (M.hyo) vaccines and not follow the development of...
10 June 2014
Pig Industry News from Croatia Trade Suspected of Bringing Pig Diseases to Croatia
CROATIA - Recent research on porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) and porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) in Croatia suggest that the current strains have been introduced by international...
30 May 2014
Pig Industry News from Italy Merial Presented Research at Porcine Health Symposium
ITALY - The Merial team presented 17 papers and posters at the European Symposium on Porcine Health Management (ESPHM) in Sorrento earlier this month....
19 May 2014
Pig Industry News from Spain CReSA Awarded Porcine Circovirus Research Project
SPAIN - The project by Sergio López-Soria was awarded at the 7th edition of the European PCV2 Research Award sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim....
01 May 2014
Pig Industry News from Italy MSD Animal Health to Present Important New Data at the 6th ESPHM
ITALY - MSD Animal Health (known as Merck Animal Health in the US and Canada) will present results from more than 20 studies at the 6th European Symposium of Porcine Health Management (ESPHM) in Sorrento...
28 April 2014
Pig Industry News from United States Major Diseases to be Addressed at US Pig Health Symposium
US - Conference organisers have scheduled the 2014 North American Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) Symposium for 5 and 6 December 2014 at the Intercontinental Hotel in Chicago, Illinois....
09 April 2014
Pig Industry News from Spain Single-dose PCV2 Vaccine in Sows Induces Transfer of Antibodies
SPAIN - A recent CReSA study has investigated the presence of porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) DNA and antibodies to the virus in serum and colostrum of sows vaccinated before insemination and in piglets....
25 March 2014
Pig Industry News from European Union European PCV2 Research Award Goes to Werling
EU - Infections with Porcine Circovirus Type 2 (PCV2) have caused economical losses to the pig industry in the past, mostly by affecting growing and fattening pigs. Now, as very effective piglet vaccines...
19 March 2014
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Researchers Reveal More PMWS Virus Secrets
UK - Research led by the Royal Veterinary College has generated valuable insights into Post Weaning Multisystemic Wasting Syndrome (PMWS) that strikes a large number of animals and costs farmers millions...
23 January 2014
Pig Industry News from United States Merck Launches New Addition to the Circumvent G2 Product Line
US - Merck Animal Health last week introduced Circumvent® PCV-M G2 - a porcine circovirus Type 2 (PCV2) and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae combination vaccine. The new vaccine is the only one-dose or two-dose,...
14 November 2013
Pig Industry News from United States Fostera PCV MH Combination Vaccine Now Available from Zoetis
US - Fostera™ PCV MH — the first and only one-bottle, one-dose combination vaccine that helps protect swine from porcine circovirus-associated disease (PCVAD) and enzootic pneumonia caused by Mycoplasma...
13 November 2013
Pig Industry News from Canada Lessons Learned from Porcine Circovirus of Value in Addressing PED
CANADA - The chair of the Canadian Swine Health Board says lessons Canadian pork producers learned contending with Porcine Circovirus (PCV) are helping them protect their herds from the devastating effects...
30 September 2013
Pig Industry News from Germany Boehringer Achieves Milestone in Mycoplasma Control
GERMANY - Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health has achieved a milestone: 500 million pigs have benefited from Mycoplasma vaccination....
18 September 2013
Pig Industry News from United States Boehringer Ingelheim Introduces Combination Swine Vaccine
US - Boehringer Ingelheim has introduced FLEXcombo 250 Doses HSB swine vaccine, a circovirus and M. hyo vaccine package featuring a larger M. hyo bottle for easier mixing....
11 September 2013
Pig Industry News from United States Merck Animal Health Introduces Next Generation of Circovirus Protection
US - Merck Animal Health is offering the first porcine circovirus Type 2 (PCV2) vaccine - Circumvent® PCV G2 - for use in pigs as early as three days of age....
02 September 2013
Pig Industry News from Spain Natural History of Porcine Circovirus Type 2
SPAIN - A review published recently by researchers from the Research Centre for Animal Health (CReSA) summarises current knowledge on the natural history of infection with porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2)...
14 August 2013
Pig Industry News from Spain CReSA Studies Boundary between PMWS and PRC
SPAIN - Researchers at the Centre for Research in Animal Health (CReSA) have published a retrospective study indicating that pulmonary diseases caused by porcine circovirus type 2 are probably insignificant,...
12 July 2013
Pig Industry News from Canada Tools Developed to Address PCV Useful in Dealing with PED
CANADA - The Canadian Swine Health Board says new tools developed since 2005 in the wake of Porcine Circovirus are proving valuable in addressing Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea, according to Bruce Cochrane....
11 July 2013
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Calculator Counts Cost of Pig Disease
UK - Farmers in the UK can calculate how much an endemic disease in pigs has cost them thanks to the work of BBSRC-funded researchers. ...
 
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