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May 02, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Reducing stress can aid pig health, performancePigs can get stressed, just like people, and the impact can be just as serious.
Apr 26, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Perineal scoring first clue to pelvic-organ prolapse in sow-mortality projectA large research project involving 104 US sow farms and 400,000 sows is expected to identify factors related to the recent increase in sow mortalities caused by pelvic-organ prolapses.
Apr 24, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Why do summer PRRS breaks last longer than winter breaks?Summer outbreaks of PRRS take 15 weeks longer to stabilize than PRRS outbreaks beginning in the winter, according to data from the Morrison Swine Health Monitoring Project (MSHMP).
Apr 15, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on What’s your ‘risk attitude’? The role of human behavior in biosecurityHow human behavior impacts biosecurity decisions is a new frontier that’s critical to producers.
Apr 08, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Multiple infections? It’s important to get to the root causeDisease management can be challenging. You have a list of possible causes, but unless you get to the root cause, those symptoms are likely to recur.
Apr 04, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Why did sow-mortality rates jump to 15%?The spike in sow-mortality rates over the past decade has prompted the US pork industry to hunt for answers.
Apr 04, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Secure Pork Supply plan updated to meet changing FAD needsWith African swine fever (ASF) well established in China and parts of Europe, US pork producers need to take steps now to protect their interests in the face of an outbreak.
Apr 03, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Dee: Mitigants combined with extended storage time help guard against virus transmissionFeed additives that mitigate viruses, combined with extended storage times, could help protect the US pork industry from African swine fever and other foreign animal diseases.
Apr 01, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Understanding feed flow, biosecurity critical in ASF battleThe US pork industry is nervous about African swine fever (ASF) and other foreign animal diseases entering the country — and for good reason.
Mar 27, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Action plan, training keys to humane euthanasia of pigsA critical part of humane animal care on pig farms is responsible and timely euthanasia. However, identifying individuals for the job, training them and having a plan to carry out the process can...