Elanco Animal Health Incorporated (NYSE: ELAN) today announced that Prevacent® PRRS has been licensed for use in sows and gilts against the reproductive form of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS), when vaccinated six weeks prior to breeding. Prevacent, a...
Iowa State University veterinarians have taken on the role of gumshoe detectives as they investigate how an aggressive bacterial strain has spread among central Iowa pork production facilities. The bacteria, called Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae (APP), has showed up in nine central...
Farmscape for December 14, 2020 Full Interview 8:32 Listen The Swine Health Information Center reports, in spite of disruptions caused by COVID-19, African Swine Fever research continues to move forward in Vietnam. To gain a better understanding of African Swine Fever...
Reprinted from:PigHealthToday.com Nearly everyone in pork production is familiar with the clinical signs of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS), but not everyone has experienced a new variant within the PRRS virus 1-4-4 lineage 1C (PRRSV 1-4-4 L1C). For herds...
Farmscape for June 8, 2021 Full Interview 13:17 Listen The Swine Health Information Center is advising pork producers of a second wave of a new highly pathogenic strain of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome. For the past six to eight...
Farmscape for December 2, 2020 Full Interview 8:51 Listen The Director and CEO of VIDO-InterVac is confident an effective vaccine to protect pigs from African Swine Fever will ultimately be developed but it will take time. Researchers around the world...
  In the battle against disease transmission, pork farmers have to look out for more than just sick pigs. Researchers from North Carolina State University modeled nine different potential transmission routes for porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV), and...
Newly published white paper analyzes the use of organic acids for feed acidification DSM Animal Nutrition and Health — a global science-based company focused on nutrition, health and sustainable living — today released a white paper focused on the use...
Source: FAO Overview Hazard: African swine fever (ASF) is a viral disease affecting pigs and wild boar with up to 100% case fatality rate. ASF reported administrative areas since August 2018: China: Anhui, Heilongjiang, Henan, Jilin, Liaoning, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Shanxi, Yunnan, Hunan, Guizhou,...
Source: PigHealthToday.com High wean-to-finish mortality continues to trouble the pork industry. While lowering rates is possible, it’s not easy, reported Ryan Strobel, DVM, and Chris Sievers, DVM, with Swine Vet Center, St. Peter, Minnesota. The two veterinarians offered 10 strategies to...
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