Tag Archive: Clayton Johnson, PCV2, Porcine circovirus type 2
Jul 01, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on It’s back: Clinical outbreak of PCV2 in genetic herds reportedA clinical outbreak of porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) occurred this past winter in otherwise healthy, well-vaccinated herds, Clayton Johnson, DVM, of Carthage Veterinary Service, told Pig Health...
Jun 21, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Adequate gilt acclimation helps minimize the PRRSV ‘tax’By Clayton Johnson, DVM Carthage Veterinary Service Integrated Veterinary Network
May 13, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Picking your battles is key to biosecurity successBiosecurity is one of those on-farm topics that gets a lot of time and attention, but it can easily fall apart in the day-to-day reality of managing pigs.
Mar 16, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Carthage vets focusing on ‘regional’ IAV-S vaccination strategies for breeding herdsAs influenza viruses evolve, is there a more effective way to manage vaccinations for influenza A virus in swine?
Mar 09, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Roundtable: Industry structure, culture, wild boars team up to intensify ASF threat in ChinaThe discovery of African swine fever (ASF) in China’s wild boar population in late 2018 adds a new dimension to the already ominous disease threat — one that could possibly leave the Chinese to...
Feb 16, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Tale of two viruses: PCV3 impact unknown while PCV2 continues to evolveGenetic sequencing demonstrates that porcine circovirus type 3 (PCV3) is significantly different from PCV2, but otherwise little is known about the virus.
Jan 07, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Streptococcus suis leads SHIC’s Swine Bacterial Disease Matrix listViruses tend to get first priority when it comes to monitoring swine diseases and herd health, but bacteria can wreak just as much havoc.
Nov 15, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on ASF threat: Three US swine vets share insights from the frontlineThe 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...
Apr 13, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on What’s driving the surge in sow mortality?Sow mortality in US herds has trended upward in recent years, and identifying the reasons has frustrated producers and veterinarians alike.