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Farmscape for June 7, 2022 Full Interview 14:14 Listen Pork producers in Manitoba are advised to be additionally careful as increased numbers of pigs that have recovered from PED move to finish or slaughter and as manure from infected...
In Canada, there are approximately 4 million cases of food borne illness each year. Salmonella is the third highest cause of infectious food borne illness with 88,000 cases identified per year. This results in 925 hospitalizations per year. Fortunately...
Farmscape for March 11, 2022 Full Interview 18:47 Listen A new swine diagnostic extension service is providing support for veterinarians in the formulation treatment strategies for swine disease. In May of 2021 the Western College of Veterinary Medicine partnered with...
Abstract: Superficial inguinal lymph nodes for screening dead pigs for African swine fever African swine fever (ASF) has spread across the globe and has reached closer to North America since being reported in the Dominican Republic and Haiti. As a...
BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae (Mhyo) and Porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) are responsible for significant production and economic losses worldwide1, 2. The objective of the study was to evaluate the effect on growth performance of the new intradermal vaccine...
by Dr. Chunyan Zhang, Geneticist, Genesus Inc. In commercial pig production, feed is the largest production cost component accounting for 55-65% of the total cost. Improvement of feed efficiency has always been a priority in pig breeding and selection programs....
  Determining the Economics of a Nutrition Program by Clarence Froese, M.Sc., Director of Nutrition, Genesus Inc. Feed is the largest single variable cost in pig production. Setting dietary specifications and selecting appropriate ingredients for each production situation are two critical components of...
BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES MHYOSPHERE® PCV ID is a new, all-in-one intradermal vaccine against M. hyopneumonaie (Mhyo) and PCV2. The aim of this study was to assess its efficacy in the reduction of Mhyo-like lung lesions and PCV2 viraemia under field...
  Chad Bierman, PhD, Geneticist, Genesus Inc. Profitability is driven by many different components of swine production. It has been suggested that the number of full value pigs sold out of pig operations may be the largest factor affecting profitability (Boyd,...
Source: PigHealthToday.com A new study shows that a modified-live virus (MLV) vaccine for porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) provides protection against the highly pathogenic European field isolate AUT15-331 (PRRSV-1, subtype 1) — with a single dose given to...
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