Category Archive: Antibiotic Management, Global TOPICS, News, PGT GLOBAL
Dec 28, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on New antibiotics targets announced for UK pig sectorUK pig produers are working to meet ambitious new targets to further reduce antibiotic use in the industry.
Dec 27, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome control in Asiaby Marlon L. Linatoc Regional Technical Manager Swine Asia-Pacific and Greater China, Zoetis Inc. Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) continues to be one of the most...
Dec 21, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on Boar stud requires high health status, zero tolerance for biosecurity errorsA boar stud producing semen for thousands of sows needs to maintain excellent health with the highest level of biosecurity possible.
Dec 05, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on Air-cleaning technology could slash respiratory disease riskA technology that reduces dust, germs and gasses from the air in pig sheds could help cut the number of pigs that develop lesions associated with respiratory disease.
Dec 05, 2017PGT EditorComments Off on Build up winter housing defenses to ward off diseaseOptimizing pig sheds is vital for maintaining herd health, but in the winter months, getting the environment right is especially important in warding off illness.
Dec 05, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on Practicing precision animal healthRoss Kiehne, DVM, practices what he calls “precision animal health.” “I’m only going to provide the vaccine or antibiotic that’s right for the pig at that time in its life to make it as...
Nov 20, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on Secure Pork Supply plan: Beginning steps to safeguard your herdAccording to an Iowa State University study, the potential revenue losses to US pork and beef industries from an FMD outbreak would run $12.8 billion annually with associated losses to corn and...
Oct 25, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on SHIC matrix weighs the impact of emerging swine diseasesAs 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.
Sep 17, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on Livestock farming standards to get boost under antimicrobial-resistance planThe European Commission has unveiled plans to promote better global livestock farming standards in a bid to combat the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in animals and humans.
Sep 17, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on UK producers urged to up biosecurity in face of African swine fever riskUK pig producers need to put robust disease control measures in place to protect the industry from the risk of African swine fever (ASF), according to an industry body.