Tag Archive: E. coli, Ryan Strobel, Swine Vet Center
Oct 06, 2020Susan SpiegelComments Off on Tackle post-weaning E. coli issues with aggressive cleaning, vaccinationPrevention is still the best option. Use a good sanitation program and build up an ample supply of colostrum and post-weaning protection by vaccination.
Aug 03, 2020Susan SpiegelComments Off on ‘Controlled colonization’ builds immune response to bacterial pathogensBacterial pathogens like Streptococcus suis and Haemophilus parasuis continue to cause major issues for growing and adult pigs. Dr. Brad Leuwerke offers some good solutions.
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.
Jun 14, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Lessons learned from recent Seneca Valley outbreaksThe Seneca Valley virus (SVV) is proving to be something of a test case for swine producers’ and veterinarians’ preparedness for foreign animal diseases.
Dec 05, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on Practicing precision animal healthRoss Kiehne, DVM, practices what he calls “precision animal health.” “I’m only going to provide the vaccine or antibiotic that’s right for the pig at that time in its life to make it as...