Tag Archive: ASF, diagnostics, disease monitoring, Emerging disease, foreign animal disease, Paul Sundberg, SHIC
Dec 10, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on SHIC establishes diagnostic strategies to get ahead of diseaseIf knowledge is power, being prepared is security. Both are drivers behind the Swine Health Information Center’s (SHIC) program to share information among the nation’s four major swine veterinary...
Mar 16, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Swift identification key to keeping emerging diseases at bayEncouraging farm staff to identify changes in pig behavior and health is key to spotting signs of disease before it takes hold in a herd, according one of Canada’s top pig veterinarians.
Jan 10, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Rapid response project aims to limit disease risk to US swine herdsA nationwide project to speed up the response to emerging disease outbreaks hopes to better protect the US swine herd against health threats.
Nov 02, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on Is your hog farm prepared to navigate quarantines in a FAD outbreak?Each year, approximately 25% of all the pork produced in the US is exported to other countries. Imagine if access to those markets closed abruptly. That’s the scenario pork producers would face if...
Oct 25, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on SHIC matrix weighs the impact of emerging swine diseasesAs porcine epidemic diarrhea virus and Seneca Valley virus surfaced within the US swine herd in recent years, it underscored the threat posed by emerging and foreign animal diseases.
Sep 12, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on Can we find the ‘next PED’ before it finds us?Paul Sundberg, DVM, recalls sitting around a conference table in San Diego in spring 2013, talking with other swine veterinarians about a new pig disease burning through China at the time.