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The Swine Health Information Center's Wean-to-Harvest Biosecurity Research Program, funded in collaboration with the Foundation for Food & Agriculture Research and the Pork Checkoff, has recently funded two new projects to advance biosecurity of US swine farms. The newly...
In today's rapidly evolving swine industry, biosecurity is no longer just a set of isolated practices but a comprehensive strategy that safeguards the health and productivity of your herd. This article introduces Biosecurity 360, a holistic approach that integrates...
Farmscape for June 24, 2024 Full Interview 4:44 Listen The Associate Director of the Swine Health Information Center is advising pork producers, especially those operating sow farms, to be paying particular attention to porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome. The...
Overview: The publication "A Guide to Swine Production Management" by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln provides detailed guidelines on various aspects of swine farming. One of the critical areas emphasized is biosecurity, which is essential for maintaining herd health, preventing...
Highlights Companion animal veterinarians had lower disease-reporting knowledge. Large animal veterinarians had higher knowledge of biosecurity practices. Discrepancy between veterinarians’ attitudes and practices was identified. Training improved disease risk perception, reporting, and biosecurity practices. Abstract Veterinarians play an essential role in...
Swine producers can now get biosecurity breach alerts for trucks and trailers. Launching at the World Pork Expo, Farm Health Guardian’s newest feature enables farm managers and veterinarians to verify biosecurity compliance and reduce the risk of disease spread...
Biosecurity ranks high on the list of concerns for swine veterinarians who want hog units tightened up to reduce disease. But the cost of new improvements can be overwhelming, according to Jordan Graham, DVM, MS, Swine Vet Center in...
When incineration is conducted onsite, it significantly enhances biosecurity by containing potentially diseased waste within a controlled environment. High-temperature incineration immediately destroys pathogens, preventing the spread of disease. This is a crucial advantage over composting, where pathogens may survive...
By Lorraine Stevenson-Hall Currently, there are 49 cases of dairy cattle infected with H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in 9 states, with movement restrictions placed on lactating cattle in late April. In Canada, HPAI has not been detected in...
Efforts to keep foreign animal diseases out of the United States have intensified in recent years, and similar measures are being adopted by other major pork-producing nations. Denmark, one of the world's largest pork producers, offers a notable example...
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