Farmscape for June 20, 2022 Full Interview 14:05 Listen The Swine Health Information Center is advising additional monitoring and stepped-up biosecurity in those states that experienced an increase in Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome. The Swine Health Information Center's...
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Biosecurity was originally defined by Koblentz (2010) as "a set of preventative measures designed to reduce the risk of transmission of infectious diseases." This has since been updated and adopted into EU Animal Health Law (2016) as "the sum of...
Understand the three levels of fly activity for more effective control Flies on hog or poultry farms are more than a nuisance; they carry diseases that can pose a severe health hazard to people and animals. Fly control is a...
A Saskatchewan pilot project is testing new technologies that will help pork producers improve biosecurity and protect their herds from disease. Farm Health Guardian and Saskatchewan Pork Development Board (Sask Pork) are collaborating to trial truck movement recording technologies...
An infectious disease in the barn is devastating for farm performance We all know that healthy animals perform better. An infectious disease in the barn often has an immediate and devastating effect on farm profitability. It’s not strange than, that...
Full Interview 10:35 Listen Farmscape for April 28, 2022 The Western College of Veterinary Medicine is encouraging a continued focus on biosecurity on Canadian hog farms amid a later than normal peak in cases of influenza. Typically, the number...
By Rob Hannam, CEO African Swine Fever (ASF) is a devastating disease that has caused economic losses of billions of dollars. The disease was reported in 26 countries in 20211 with new outbreaks in Thailand in early 20222. Currently, there...
The Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook for April 2022 analyzes economic impacts of month-to-month changes in USDA’s World Agricultural Supply and Use Estimates Report on domestic and international markets for beef, pork, lamb, poultry, eggs, and dairy products. Implementing enhanced...
Water is the most important nutrient for any animal. Yet, it is also the nutrient that is often overlooked the most. Most farms invest heavily in optimizing the feed for their animals together with their feed supplier. Animals need...
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