Jul 11, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Know the feed risk factors for African swine fever
As 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.
Jun 24, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Connor: ASF fears prompting broader view of biosecurity
Maintaining good biosecurity has long been key to advancing the health, well-being and productivity of hog farms, but the threat of African swine fever has raised the bar and prompted veterinarians...
Apr 04, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Secure Pork Supply plan updated to meet changing FAD needs
With African swine fever (ASF) well established in China and parts of Europe, US pork producers need to take steps now to protect their interests in the face of an outbreak.
Apr 03, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Dee: Mitigants combined with extended storage time help guard against virus transmission
Feed 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.
Apr 01, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Understanding feed flow, biosecurity critical in ASF battle
The US pork industry is nervous about African swine fever (ASF) and other foreign animal diseases entering the country — and for good reason.
Mar 03, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Webb: FAD outbreak could be financially crippling for US pork industry
A single reported incident of a trade-limiting foreign animal disease (FAD) would devastate the US pork industry, perhaps causing billions of dollars in losses.
Oct 03, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on African Swine Fever could cost assorted industries billions of dollars
If 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 ingredients
A 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...