Tag Archive: feed ingredients, Scott Dee, virus survivability
Jul 02, 2021Susan SpiegelComments Off on Testing feed-storage time and temperature to reduce virus survival riskSwine viruses have been shown to hitch a ride in feed and feed ingredients, thereby increasing the infection risk. To address this, the swine industry has applied a range of mitigation techniques.
Jun 30, 2021Susan SpiegelComments Off on Real-world confirmation of virus survival in feed ingredientsIt’s well known today that several swine viruses can survive in feed ingredients under laboratory research conditions. But how does that translate to the real world?
Jul 23, 2020Susan SpiegelComments Off on Feed mitigants offer positive production and virus protection resultsFor the past 18 months Scott Dee, DVM, director of research at Pipestone Veterinary Services, has been investigating whether feed mitigants can protect against the transmission of certain swine...
Oct 02, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Researchers expand understanding of virus transmission in feedAs African swine fever virus continues to march across the globe, the US pork sector is laser focused on keeping it from reaching the homeland.
Jul 11, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Know the feed risk factors for African swine feverAs African swine fever (ASF) continues its insidious spread through China and surrounding countries, the need to keep it out of US herds becomes more imperative.
Apr 03, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Dee: Mitigants combined with extended storage time help guard against virus transmissionFeed additives that mitigate viruses, combined with extended storage times, could help protect the US pork industry from African swine fever and other foreign animal diseases.
Jan 16, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Nerem: Shift focus to responsible antibiotic use, not arbitrary reductionsSome retailers and foodservice companies are asking for animals that have never received antibiotics (“no antibiotics ever” or NAE), but that request fails to recognize that animals — like...
Jan 10, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Veterinarian says both pigs, caregivers suffered in antibiotic-free studyA study looking at how pigs challenged with PRRS performed in an antibiotic-free production setting needed to be stopped for welfare reasons so the pigs could be treated with antibiotics.
Nov 29, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on 17 years of detective work, shared experiences helping pork industry get ahead of PRRSThe evolution of knowledge about PRRS is now enabling pork producers and their veterinarians to make headway combatting this difficult and costly disease.
Oct 03, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on African Swine Fever could cost assorted industries billions of dollarsIf the African Swine Fever (ASF) virus enters the United States, the repercussions will be felt throughout the agriculture sector and beyond.
Sep 14, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Dee: Research shows potential for FAD transmission through some imported feed ingredientsA big step in preventing transmission of foreign animal diseases (FAD) through feed is to reduce virus-survival rates in the feed, explained Scott Dee, DVM, PhD, director of research, Pipestone...
Sep 07, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Dee: African swine fever outbreak in China major threat to US porkNews that China broke with African swine fever generated great concern for many in the US swine industry, including Scott Dee, DVM, Pipestone Veterinary Services.
Feb 09, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on High-risk viruses survive in feed, threaten US porkAn investigation initiated by the Pipestone System and Scott Dee, DVM, continues to uncover more information about the link between feed ingredients and foreign pathogen movement.
Jun 08, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on PEDV outbreaks prompt a ‘CSI Pipestone’ investigationWhen PEDV devastated the US hog industry in 2013, the Pipestone System remained fairly unscathed, with only a couple of farms experiencing outbreaks. Their luck changed in January 2014.