Tag Archive: antimicrobial resistance, disease prevention
Mar 16, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on ‘Don’t blame antibiotics use on production systems,’ says UK pig sectorThe UK pig sector has warned campaigners against oversimplifying the link between production systems and antibiotics use.
Jan 25, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Pig care, disease prevention are top goals for this vetIn a video produced as part of the Vets on Call series, Dr. Paul Ruen explains that pigs are social creatures who like to be in groups.
Jun 21, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on Herd health key to combating circovirus infectionsManaging a herd’s overall health status is key to preventing the spread of potentially deadly circovirus between animals, say experts in pig health and nutrition.
Jun 21, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on Scotland’s pig producers back innovative disease control schemeAlmost all of Scotland’s commercial pig producers have signed a special charter committing to work together to control the spread of disease.
Jun 16, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on Hanor swine vet: Food animals deserve the same care and treatment as petsPigs are “very cool” animals — they’re all curious and very friendly from the time they’re baby pigs to sows and boars, explains Tara Donovan, DVM, company veterinarian for Hanor Company.
Jun 05, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on Disease-prevention considerations for people and supplies“The success of any biosecurity program rests with compliance,” said Anna Romagosa, DVM, with PIC Europe.