Tag Archive: Emerging disease, health, surveillance
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.
Dec 05, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on Air-cleaning technology could slash respiratory disease riskA technology that reduces dust, germs and gasses from the air in pig sheds could help cut the number of pigs that develop lesions associated with respiratory disease.
Oct 12, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on Virtual clinic drives better understanding of disease outbreaksA virtual veterinary clinic that monitors pig-disease trends and provides an early alert system for diagnostic laboratories and swine practitioners is helping the US pork industry stay head of...
Jun 21, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on Cross-border scheme aims to limit pig disease risk in US, CanadaA scheme to tackle biosecurity issues in the United States and Canada should help limit the risk of disease transmission in north America’s pig herds, say pig health experts.