Category Archive: African Swine Fever, Biosecurity, Global TOP NEWS, Interviews, News, PGT GLOBAL, PGT US, Podcasts, TOP NEWS, Videos
Jun 24, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Connor: ASF fears prompting broader view of biosecurityMaintaining good biosecurity has long been key to advancing the health, well-being and productivity of hog farms, but the threat of African swine fever has raised the bar and prompted veterinarians...
Jun 21, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Adequate gilt acclimation helps minimize the PRRSV ‘tax’By Clayton Johnson, DVM Carthage Veterinary Service Integrated Veterinary Network
Jun 19, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Summer Solstice Special: Managing Heat Stress in PigsLike the rest of the industry, we miss being in Des Moines this week for World Pork Expo. Here are a few highlights from Pig Health Today's 2018 coverage -- proof that some stuff never gets old.
Jun 17, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Davies: Focus on optimizing antibiotic use, not volumeThe US pork industry has a good track record for using antibiotics responsibly, but how should it be graded for its efforts? By volume? Types of antibiotics used? Resistance trends?
Jun 13, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Ractopamine has little influence on iodine value in pig fat carcassTOOLBOX, Issue 14: An interview with Daniel Nelson, PhD, PAS, Senior Swine Veterinarian, Zoetis
Jun 13, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Optimizing nutrition key to unlocking full benefits of immunocastrationAn alternative technique to physical castration could offer US hog producers a host of financial and management benefits.
Jun 13, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on On the road again? Don’t forget Pig Health Today podcastsMost of Pig Health Today’s video interviews with leading health experts and other opinion leaders can be downloaded as podcasts and listened to on mobile devices or through audio systems of most...
Jun 10, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Five challenges facing swine veterinarians — and how to address themToday’s swine veterinarians are great multitaskers by necessity, said Deborah Murray, DVM, veterinary services manager, with New Fashion Pork, Jackson, Minnesota, at the 2019 AASV meeting.
May 30, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Early identification key to managing lameness in sow herdsBy Claire LeFevre, DVM, Carthage Veterinary Service, Ltd., Carthage, Illinois
May 29, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Feed-mill biosecurity critical to reducing disease transmissionFeed and feed ingredients are generating a lot of interest as possible vectors in transmitting swine diseases.