More planning required for feed medications in new VFD era

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ Planning, paperwork and prevention are the priorities on hog farms in response to the Food and Drug...

2018 Leman Conference features ‘science-based solutions’ for pork production

  Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ Nearly a thousand swine veterinarians, producers and industry leaders from the US and 20 other countries are expected...

Backyard Pig Producers and Feral Wild Pigs Represent ASF Risk For Canada

Farmscape for December 18, 2018 Full Interview 8:45 Listen A member of the Swine Health Ontario leadership team says backyard swine producers and feral...

Dee: Research shows potential for FAD transmission through some imported feed ingredients

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ A big step in preventing transmission of foreign animal diseases, or FADs, is to reduce virus-survival rates in...

New technologies may yield new insights on antibiotic use, resistance

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ The pork industry has a reputation for using antibiotics responsibly, but when veterinarians and producers look at antimicrobial...

Breed-to-wean farm factors associated with influenza A virus infection in piglets at weaning

A scientific article written by Dr. Fabian Chamba Pardo when he was doing his PhD in the Torremorell lab was recently published in the...

Breeding sows without CD163 gene might ultimately eliminate PRRS virus

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ Sows without the CD163 gene are not only resistant to porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) virus, they also give birth to healthy, normal piglets — a finding...

Connor: No clear winner in pen- versus crate-gestation debate

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ Sow housing during gestation continues to draw debate as some hog operations make a switch from crates to...

Rapid Response Corps poised to investigate transboundary swine disease outbreaks

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ The US pork industry learned a big lesson after the porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) outbreak in 2013. “We...

New Pipestone Disinfectant Product Shows Promise

Cleaning and disinfecting transport trailers, farrowing stalls, and pens in nursery and wean-to-finish barns has been proven critical to keeping animals healthy and preventing...