Multi-disciplinary collaboration by academia, industry partners and the veterinary community is improving the diagnostics for and management of Streptococcus suis (S. suis), a key endemic bacterial pathogen of pigs that causes septicemia, arthritis and meningitis. It also has an impact on animal well-being and...
Modified-live PRRS vaccine with innovative chimeric construction. Pharmgate Animal Health announces PRRSGard®, an innovative, modified-live vaccine, has received USDA approval extending expiratory dating from 18 to 24 months. “Eighteen months is the USDA standard for live vaccines, but our extended stability...
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...
Farmscape for November 30, 2020 Full Interview 19:20 Listen The Manager of the Canada West Swine Health Intelligence Network is encouraging pork producers to report any symptoms shakers, a rare condition that affects newborn piglets. The Canada West Swine Health...
Farmscape for November 26, 2020 Full Interview 8:59 Listen The Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization expects to begin human safety trials on a new subunit vaccine for COVID 19 within the next month. VIDO-InterVac, the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization at...
Source: PigHealthToday.com How diverse are influenza A viruses circulating in US swine herds? “There are at least 16 different surface genes and these may be combined with an additional 30 different internal gene constellations/combinations, so there is a lot of genetic...
Farmscape for November 23, 2020 Full Interview 7:36 Listen South Dakota State University has kicked off an investigation of a potentially emerging strain of Porcine parvovirus. South Dakota State University is evaluating the relationship between Porcine parvovirus 2 and a range...
Source: PigHealthToday.com In fall 2019, a client called into Four Star Veterinary Service clinic in Mexico, Indiana, and reported the loss of a lot of sows. Daniel Gascho, DVM, knew the client and headed out to the business site, which...
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...
In Part 2 of this two-part series, Ryan Strobel, DVM, and Chris Sievers, DVM, with the Swine Vet Center, St. Peter, Minnesota, share implementation strategies to lower wean-to-finish mortality rates. The two veterinarians offered planning and implementation strategies to reduce...
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