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Keep Watch for the Seneca Valley Virus

01-Oct-2015 (12 days ago)

What is Seneca Valley Virus (SVV)? This virus's symptoms closely reflect those of foot-and-mouth disease, without the harmful effects. Daryl Timmerman discusses why it's important to monitor and properly diagnose this virus along with recent market reports.

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Eradication of MRSA and ESBL-E on a model pig farm

25-Sep-2015 (18 days ago)

In summary, this report demonstrates that decontamination protocols similar to those used here can lead to successful elimination of contaminating MRSA and ESBL-E in pigs and the stable environment. Nevertheless, decontamination protocols do not prevent the acquisition of new MRSA strains.

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How antibiotics are used on the farm

17-Sep-2015 (26 days ago)

Dr. Brad Jones, a veterinarian with the University of Nebraska and Great Plains Veterinary Educational Center takes viewers on a virtual tour of a livestock production facility to show the decision-making process regarding antibiotic use in cattle and pigs.

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