Submission period now open for Boehringer Ingelheim awards for research on porcine respiratory diseases

Program funds field-applicable research into critical swine diseases Practicing veterinarians, researchers and academics may now apply for one of three $35,000 awards for research related...

Swine nutrition companies unite to support producers

Bringing together enhanced resources to support swine producers across Canada and into the U.S. is the focus of a new partnership between two innovation-focused...

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

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

Three ways to assess your herd’s ‘positive welfare state’

Source: PigHealthToday.com The “Five Freedoms” have been the foundation for establishing sound animal welfare practices since they were developed by Britain’s Farm Animal Welfare...

PRRSGard® vaccine now available in U.S. market

Modified-live PRRS vaccine has innovative chimeric construction. Pharmgate Animal Health is pleased to announce PRRSGard®, an innovative, modified-live vaccine, is available broadly in the U.S....

World Animal Health Groups Band Together Against African Swine Fever

A recent announcement by the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations calls for...

5 Ways to Protect Pigs and the Pork Industry from African Swine Fever

National Pork Board (NPB) is collaborating with multiple governments and industry partners to protect the U.S. from foreign animal diseases (FADs), including African swine...

Commercially Available Cell Line Rapidly Detects African Swine Fever Virus

Scientists from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Agricultural Research Service (ARS) have identified a new way to detect the presence of live African Swine...

Aivlosin® WSG approved by U.S. and Canadian regulators to control Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in swine

In January 2021, the FDA’s Center for Veterinary Medicine, as well as the Veterinary Drugs Directorate of Health Canada, added Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae to the approved...

PRRS 1-4-4 Variant Shows More Dramatic Impacts than Other PRRS Viruses

Farmscape for July 23, 2021 Feature Report Listen SHIC/AASV PRRS-114 Webinar 1:16:56 Listen Dr. Paul Yeske 11:12 Listen PRRS-1-4-4-ZOOM-webinar Listen A swine...
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