Tag Archive: COVID-19, swine vaccine
Jun 23, 2021Susan SpiegelComments Off on Swine vaccine management requires continuous attentionThe COVID-19 pandemic holds important lessons for swine health professionals not only about the nature of viruses, but also the importance of vaccines and the need to manage them carefully.
Jun 16, 2021Susan SpiegelComments Off on When swine medicine crossed over to human medicineThe tools used countless times to eradicate disease in sow herds and on hog farms became the tools to help pork packing plants reopen last spring after shutting down due to COVID-19.
Mar 25, 2021Susan SpiegelComments Off on One year later: How the US pork industry dealt with the COVID-19 crisisThe pork industry entered one of its darkest periods in spring 2020 when COVID-19 forced the shutdown of several plants. Paul Yeske, DVM, helped hog producers in his area work through the closures.
Oct 23, 2020Susan SpiegelComments Off on Swine veterinarian shares lessons learned from COVID-19 disruptionsNothing in his lifetime could have prepared Paul Yeske, veterinarian at Swine Vet Center, for the painful fallout from COVID-19 that hit the clinic and its clients.
Sep 23, 2020Susan SpiegelComments Off on COVID-19 lesson for hog farms: Tighten up basic biosecurityThe COVID-19 outbreak reinforces what veterinarians and pork producers already know — biosecurity protocols control disease.
Aug 21, 2020Susan SpiegelComments Off on COVID-19 impact on swine industry headlines 2020 virtual Leman ConferenceCOVID-19’s global-altering tentacles reached the 2020 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference scheduled Sept. 19-22. This year’s conference will be held virtually.
Jul 15, 2020Susan SpiegelComments Off on Veterinarians, mind your mental healthVeterinarians deal with stress under the best circumstances. But in this time of difficult decisions for pork producers and those who service them due to COVID-19, maintaining mental health is even...
Jul 02, 2020Susan SpiegelComments Off on Maintaining welfare standards in the face of a pandemicBy Joseph F. Connor, DVM, MS Carthage Veterinary Service, Ltd.
Jun 08, 2020Susan SpiegelComments Off on What we learned from PED applies to COVID-19Swine veterinarians and producers may feel déjà vu when they hear about the COVID-19 epidemic in the US.
Jun 05, 2020Susan SpiegelComments Off on Managing pig flows when harvest capacity is restrictedBy Joseph F. Connor, DVM, MS, Carthage Veterinary Service, Ltd
May 20, 2020Susan SpiegelComments Off on Finding opportunities to improve pig health during these challenging timesBy Joseph F. Connor, DVM, MS, Carthage Veterinary Service
Apr 15, 2020Susan SpiegelComments Off on German researchers: Pigs, poultry not susceptible to COVID-19Scientists in Germany have confirmed that pigs and chickens are not susceptible to COVID-19.