Tag Archive: Amy Maschhoff, disease management, fogging, M. hyo, Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae
Apr 05, 2021Susan SpiegelComments Off on Controlled exposure to Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae is valuable tool for eliminating the pathogenBy Amy Maschhoff, DVM, The Maschhoffs, LLC
Jun 10, 2020Susan SpiegelComments Off on More accurate gilt testing needed to detect Mycoplasma hyopneumoniaeSow herds seeking negative M. hyo status should use accurate gilt surveillance methods.
Apr 10, 2020Susan SpiegelComments Off on Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae: New strategies for an old ‘bug’Managing Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae (M. hyo) is nothing new for US pig veterinarians and producers, but there are a number of new tools available to deal with the bacterium.
Apr 10, 2020Susan SpiegelComments Off on Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae: Underrated diseaseWatch Part 1 of the interview on Mycoplasma Hyopneumoniae.
Apr 10, 2020Susan SpiegelComments Off on Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae: Understanding Mycoplasma hyorhinisWatch Part 2 of the interview on Mycoplasma Hyopneumoniae.
Apr 10, 2020Susan SpiegelComments Off on Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae: New strategies neededWatch Part 3 of the interview on Mycoplasma Hyopneumoniae.
Mar 30, 2020Susan SpiegelComments Off on Moving parts: Integrated, holistic approach needed for effective mycoplasma controlRenewed interest in M. hyo and its impact on herd health and performance has prompted producers and veterinarians to re-evaluate control strategies for the costly bacterial disease.
Dec 18, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Maintain mycoplasma-negative herds with laryngeal swab tests from incoming giltsSow farms that have eradicated M. hyo must continue surveillance to keep the pathogen out or the results will be devastating.
Nov 25, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Fogging helps establish Day 0 for M. hyo eliminationMaintaining a healthy herd takes time, energy and constant emphasis on biosecurity, Amy Maschhoff, DVM, told Pig Health Today.
Nov 11, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Mycoplasma elimination possible, but more difficult on farrow-to-finish sitesWith the right program in place, eliminating mycoplasma pneumonia is possible on many hog farms.
Sep 29, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Is fogging an M. hyo-elimination option for your swine herd?Paul Yeske, DVM, with the Swine Vet Center in St. Peter, Minn., has seen repeatable success with M. hyo elimination, along with the downstream effect of lower cost of production, better average daily...
Mar 19, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Are you giving M. hyo the attention it deserves?Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae (M. hyo) isn’t a new problem in the pork industry. I’s been around for years, but that’s exactly the point: Why is the industry still wrestling with it?
Mar 14, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Mycoplasma control starts with stabilizing sow herdEconomic losses caused by the bacterium Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae run between $3 to $10 per finishing hog due to reduced pig performance, according to Elise Toohill, DVM, Carthage Veterinary Service.
Jan 28, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Don’t lose sight of M. hyo while battling other swine pathogensTOOLBOX, Issue 1: An interview with Lucina Galina Pantoja, DVM, PhD, Director, Swine Technical Services, Zoetis
Oct 17, 2018PGT EditorComments Off on Five steps to better Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae controlFor pig producers and veterinarians, the health and economic impact of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae is clear. In the US, enzootic pneumonia caused by M. hyo is considered one of the “big three”...
Oct 13, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae: Elimination or control?By Clayton Johnson, DVM Carthage Veterinary Service Integrated Veterinary Network
Sep 25, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae: ‘Fix the gilts, fix Mycoplasma’There’s a lot we think we know about M. hyo under field conditions, but there’s a paucity of peer-reviewed literature to support much of the conventional wisdom we swine veterinarians apply to...
Aug 03, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on Understanding risks for M. hyo disease can help protect US swine herdsBy Maria Jose Clavijo, DVM, PhD Research Assistant Professor Department of Veterinary Diagnostics and Production Animal Medicine College of Veterinary Medicine Iowa State University, Ames,...
Jun 05, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on M. hyo: Control or elimination?Effective control of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae (M. hyo) has to start in the breeding herd to prevent problems with the disease in finishers, according to Lucina Galina, DVM, director of technical...
May 19, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on Proposed classification system to improve M. hyo control tested in commercial settingBy Lucina Galina Pantoja, DVM, PhD, Director, swine technical services, Zoetis