Improving health of organic pigs

Quick facts The most common health problems observed on organic pig farms include diarrhea (scours), respiratory issues (coughing and breathing difficulty) and parasites. Once...

High Praise for PenCheck® World-Renowned Expert Touts New African Swine Fever Test on China...

One of the world’s leading veterinarians and emerging zoonotic disease experts calls PenCheck® a potential game changer in the fight against African swine fever. During...

New Rapid Test to Help Stop the Spread of the African Swine Fever Virus...

PenCheckTM, a highly anticipated, new rapid test for African swine fever, demonstrates impressive results in a clinical study. Silver Lake Research Corporation makes and...

Ellis: No magic bullet to reduce pre-wean mortality

Pre-wean mortality has increased over the last 15 years, and it’s a major concern for US pork producers and veterinarians. In fact, producers lose...

Is the Water Quality the Best at Your Farm?

Is the Water Quality the Best at Your Farm? Dr. Spencer Wayne spends some time with Jesse McCoy, a water quality expert.  The discussion is...

Disease Prevention Increases in Importance

Farmscape for February 21, 2020 Full Interview 13:25 Listen A Professor with the Western College of Veterinary Medicine says the swine sector is placing a...

8 key factors drive success when raising pigs without antibiotics

Source: PigHealthToday.com A cluster of hog farms raising pigs without antibiotics developed in southeast Pennsylvania where hog operations tend to be small and expansion limited....

Ready… Set… GROW! Getting Weaned Pigs Off To a Good Start

You’re starting a new group of pigs, and you want to have your best closeout possible. The most important component to achieving this, is...

Outmaneuvering PRRSV requires a better understanding of genetic diversity

Among the lessons that the porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) has taught producers and veterinarians is that it’s constantly evolving, resulting in...

New Regulations, Heightened Disease Threats Change Role of Swine Veterinarians

Farmscape for February 14, 2020 Full Interview 8:00 Listen A Steinbach based swine veterinarian says new antimicrobial use and animal welfare regulations and heightened risks...
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