Iowa scientist sees ‘a lot of genetic diversity’ in swine influenza viruses

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...

USD Examines Potentially Emerging Strain of Porcine Parvovirus

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...

From veterinarian to forensic detective: Solving a mysterious swine disease

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...

Elanco Announces the Approval of Prevacent Use in Sows

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...

How to reduce wean-to-finish mortality: Part 2 — Implement your plans

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...

Two K-State Studies Focus On SARS-CoV-2 Transmission In Domestic Cats, Pigs

Two recently published studies from Kansas State University researchers and collaborators have led to two important findings related to the COVID-19 pandemic: Domestic cats...

Identification of Novel A. Suis Strain Highlights Importance of Biosecurity

Farmscape for November 18, 2020 Full Interview 12:50 Listen The identification of a novel strain of A. suis in western Canada highlights the importance of...

How to reduce wean-to-finish mortality: Part 1 — Plan your strategies

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...

PRRS in Russia and ASF in Germany Highlight November SHIC Newsletter

Farmscape for November 12, 2020 Full Interview Listen A highly pathogenic stain of PRRS in Russia and the continuing spread of African Swine Fever in...

Natural transmission and detection of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in a naïve gilt population

Dr. Alyssa Betlach, member of the Maria Pieters Myco Lab, recently published a study on the natural transmission of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in Veterinary Microbiology....
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