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06 August 2007
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Royal Veterinary College Research To Tackle PMWS
UK - The Royal Veterinary College is contributing to a £11.5m programme to tackle some of the most harmful and widespread diseases that commonly affect farmed animals in the UK. ...
30 July 2007
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom NADIS Pig Veterinary Report and Forecast - July 2007
UK - This is a monthly report from the National Animal Disease Information Service (NADIS), looking at the data collected from their UK farm inspections. ...
13 July 2007
Pig Industry News from European Union Complacency over PCVDs, could threaten global pig health
EU - The team heading-up the European Commission-funded research project on porcine circovirus diseases (PCVD), says that imporant diseases may be exisiting unnoticed in some herds, because farmers and...
25 June 2007
Pig Industry News from United States Help on way for pork producers battling PCVAD
DES MOINES, Iowa - Help is on the way for pork producers battling porcine circovirus associated disease (PCVAD). ...
11 June 2007
Pig Industry News from United States Scarce vaccine zaps circo virus
US - A hard-to-kill virus sweeping through hog herds worldwide is meeting its match: a vaccine that is very effective, but in short supply. ...
05 June 2007
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom PMWS and PDNS in the UK
UK - Veterinary Laboratories Agency (VLA) Quarterly Surveillance report on PMWS and PDNS from January to March 2006....
23 May 2007
Pig Industry News from United States PRRS as a Co-Factor of PCVAD
US - Previously in this column, we have discussed the symptoms and virulence of porcine circovirus associated disease (PCVAD), writes JoAnn Alumbaugh on Farms.com. ...
22 May 2007
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom NADIS Pig Veterinary Report and Forecast - May 2007
UK - This is a monthly report from the National Animal Disease Information Service (NADIS), looking at the data collected from their UK farm inspections. ...
26 April 2007
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom NADIS Pig Veterinary Report and Forecast – April 2007
UK - This is a monthly report from the National Animal Disease Information Service (NADIS), looking at the data collected from their UK farm inspections. ...
11 April 2007
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom New Vaccine Will Reduce PCV2 And Salmonella
UK - It is essential the new PCV2 vaccines are made available to British pig-keepers as soon as possible, says Giles Penn, of Yorkshire-based DRS Partnership in Pigs Ltd. ...
05 April 2007
Pig Industry News from United States Pork Industry Battling New Diseases From Well-Known Virus
US - The U.S. pork industry is looking for answers to a new danger. A cluster of ailments linked to the circovirus has recently emerged. Known collectively as porcine circovirus associated diseases, or...
14 March 2007
Pig Industry News from United States Hog producers must focus on total biosecurity
IOWA - Butch Baker says hog producers must control all segments of production to ensure biosecurity in their operations....
03 March 2007
Pig Industry News from United States New viral strain kills more hogs in U.S.
CALIFORNIA - A new strain of the swine disease circovirus is killing a larger number of hogs in the United States and the industry is taking steps to combat the growing death toll, a leading veterinarian...
15 February 2007
Pig Industry News from United States Preliminary Trials for a PCV2 Swine Vaccine Look Promising
KANSAS - Kansas State University researchers have developed what appears to be a promising vaccine against Porcine Circovirus Type 2 (PCV2), a disease that researchers predict every swine herd in the United...
14 February 2007
Pig Industry News from Canada Porcine Circovirus a Global Problem
CANADA - Porcine Circovirus-2 (PCV-2) has become a major health concern not only in the United States, but in other world regions as well, reports JoAnn Alumbaugh. ...
09 February 2007
Pig Industry News from United States Kansas State study finds new vaccine effective against deadly viral disease affecting swine
KANSAS - Researchers from Kansas State University's College of Veterinary Medicine have completed a study showing that a newly-developed vaccine is effective against a deadly viral disease that is affecting...
02 February 2007
Pig Industry News from United States Circovirus takes hold in Iowa
IOWA - Pork producers learned at the Iowa Pork Congress last week that a common swine disease plaguing Canada since the 1990s has reared its head in Iowa herds....
22 January 2007
Pig Industry News from Canada New Vaccines Shown Effective Against Porcine Circo Virus Associated Disease
CANADA - The Western College of Veterinary Medicine reports vaccines released over the past year that are designed to protect pigs from Porcine Circo Virus Associated Disease are proving to be highly effective,...
16 January 2007
Pig Industry News from United States Industry Continues to Search For PCVAD Answers
US - While most swine producers are familiar with the signs and symptoms associated with diseases such as porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) or the swine influenza virus (SIV), porcine...
08 January 2007
Pig Industry News from United States What Can You Do To Combat Circovirus?
US - Porcine circovirus, currently referred to as PCVAD (porcine circovirus and associated diseases) and previously known as PMWS (postweaning multisystemic wasting syndrome), affects pigs during finishing,...
05 January 2007
Pig Industry News from United States Producers enquire about circovirus
MINNESOTA - Dr. Barry Kerkaert, DVM was speaking at a pork seminar, but in between sessions he talked to clients on his cell phone about a new and serious disease concern. ...
30 September 2006
Pig Industry News from United States Market Preview: Circovirus uncertainties; slow expansion continues
US - Weekly U.S. Market Preview w/e 29th September, provided by Steve R. Meyer, Ph.D., Paragon Economics, Inc. ...
26 September 2006
Pig Industry News from Canada New Vaccines Accelerate Reduction of Porcine Circo Virus Associated Disease Related Mortality
CANADA - Farm-Scape: Episode 2256. Farm-Scape is a Wonderworks Canada production and is distributed courtesy of Manitoba Pork Council and Sask Pork....
25 September 2006
Pig Industry News from Canada New Porcine Circo Virus Associated Disease Vaccines Appear to be Working
CANADA - Farm-Scape: Episode 2255. Farm-Scape is a Wonderworks Canada production and is distributed courtesy of Manitoba Pork Council and Sask Pork. ...
23 September 2006
Pig Industry News from Canada New Vaccines Winning the War Against Major Swine Disease
CANADA - Farm-Scape: Episode 2254. Farm-Scape is a Wonderworks Canada production and is distributed courtesy of Manitoba Pork Council and Sask Pork....
29 August 2006
Pig Industry News from Canada Pork Commentary: You Gotta Believe - Hogs in the 70’s in late August
CANADA - This weeks North American Pork Commentary from Jim Long....
10 August 2006
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom PMWS and PDNS in the UK
UK - Veterinary Laboratories Agency (VLA) Quarterly Surveillance report on PMWS and PDNS from January to March 2006....
15 July 2006
Pig Industry News from United States Circovirus Grips Industry
US - Producers and veterinarians alike are struggling to find ways to manage a tiny, common swine virus, and understand why it is suddenly creating havoc in a growing number of U.S. finishing barns. ...
11 July 2006
Pig Industry News from United States Researchers Create Vaccine for PMWS
VIRGINIA - Researchers working in the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine’s Center for Molecular Medicine and Infectious Diseases at Virginia Tech with funding support from Fort...
04 July 2006
Pig Industry News from United States Hog Report: Breeding Herd Productivity Stalls - PMWS ?
US - The most recent quarterly inventory report released by USDA reveals a US hog herd that has grown modestly over the past year. says Brian Roe, Associate Professor at OSU, AEDE....
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