Nov 15, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on ASF threat: Three US swine vets share insights from the frontline
The rapid spread of ASF throughout China and other regions of the world has raised concerns the disease will ultimately make its way to the US — a development that could cripple the nation’s pork...
Nov 12, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Flies ‘possible route’ of African swine fever spread
Flies that have been in contact with swine infected with African swine fever (ASF) could be responsible for spreading the disease between herds.
Oct 31, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on FAD expert fields questions of ASF diagnostic preparedness, surveillance and response
Effectively addressing a foreign animal diseases such as African swine fever will take a unified effort between the US pork industry and the local, state and federal government if the deadly virus...
Oct 10, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Quarantine window for feed ingredients may reduce hog disease risk
Foreign animal diseases (FAD) are top of mind as the ongoing outbreaks of African swine fever (ASF) in China, Belgium and elsewhere, have raised the stakes to implement new practices designed to...
Oct 03, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on African Swine Fever could cost assorted industries billions of dollars
If the African Swine Fever (ASF) virus enters the United States, the repercussions will be felt throughout the agriculture sector and beyond.
Sep 14, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Dee: Research shows potential for FAD transmission through some imported feed ingredients
A big step in preventing transmission of foreign animal diseases (FAD) through feed is to reduce virus-survival rates in the feed, explained Scott Dee, DVM, PhD, director of research, Pipestone...
Sep 07, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Dee: African swine fever outbreak in China major threat to US pork
News that China broke with African swine fever generated great concern for many in the US swine industry, including Scott Dee, DVM, Pipestone Veterinary Services.
Apr 30, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on ESPHM 2018 to focus on global issues in swine health
Swine veterinarians, researchers and industry leaders from around the world will gather at the European Symposium of Porcine Health Management (ESPHM), to be held May 9-11, 2018 in Barcelona, Spain.
Oct 25, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on SHIC matrix weighs the impact of emerging swine diseases
As porcine epidemic diarrhea virus and Seneca Valley virus surfaced within the US swine herd in recent years, it underscored the threat posed by emerging and foreign animal diseases.