Virulent PRRS outbreaks in grow-finish require fast action to cut losses

A particularly difficult variant of the porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) virus recently hit hog farms in south-central Minnesota. Henry Johnson, DVM, with...

Research Demonstrates Value of Baking to Prevent ASF Spread

Farmscape for March 12, 2021 Full Interview 7:31 Listen Research being conducted in Vietnam by the University of Nebraska is demonstrating the value of baking...

Intrauterine Vaccination Shown Effective in Protecting Piglets Against PEDv

Farmscape for March 11, 2021 Full Interview 7:48 Listen Scientists with VIDO-InterVac have shown the delivery of vaccines into the uterus of sows and gilts...

Elanco Announces the Approval of Increxxa™

Increxxa™ (tulathromycin injection) Approved by FDA for  U.S. Veterinarians and Swine Producers. Elanco Animal Health Incorporated (NYSE: ELAN) has announced the U.S. FDA approval of...

ASF Lessons Learned in Germany of Value to North America

Farmscape for March 10, 2021 Full Interview 11:52 Listen The Executive Director of the Swine Health Information Center says the response to African Swine Fever...

Mix it up: Resuspension times for injectable antibiotics can vary widely

An analysis of three similar injectable antibiotics used for swine respiratory disease pathogens demonstrates that resuspension times can differ substantially — a difference that...

African Swine Fever Issues Persist, Hog Prices Rise

Late last month, Bloomberg News reported that, “China’s farm ministry is touting a complete recovery in pig numbers from the ravages of African swine...

UMN Swine Influenza Research Continues

Winter has arrived and we have seasonal disease concerns, both in the pig barn and with the caretakers. For the past year we have...

Use of Unapproved ASF Vaccines Causes International Concern

Farmscape for March 9, 2021 Full Interview 20:30 Listen The Manager of the Canada West Swine Health Intelligence Network says the use of illegal vaccines...

PRRS Shows Typical Seasonal Increase But on Par with Expectations

Farmscape for March 8, 2021 Full Interview 11:52 Listen The Executive Director of the Swine Health Information Center reports, despite a spike in the number...
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