Tag Archive: lameness, Mike Eisenmenger, SHIC, Swine Health Information Center
Sep 15, 2021Susan SpiegelComments Off on How to tackle mortality-causing lameness in finishing hogsLameness is now the leading cause of mortality in mid- to late-finishing pigs. How did lameness develop into such a big problem?
Sep 02, 2020Susan SpiegelComments Off on Eisenmenger: Time to invest in market-transport biosecurityGrow-finish farms are the last segment of hog production to enact strict biosecurity protocols. That needs to change, reports Mike Eisenmenger, DVM, Swine Vet Center, St. Peter, Minnesota.
Jan 16, 2020Susan SpiegelComments Off on Veterinarian says VFD led to more strategic antibiotic useThe Food and Drug Administration’s revised rules for antibiotic use in hogs, including the VFD, has led to a reduction in and more strategic use of antibiotics in swine.