To our knowledge, this is the first report demonstrating the absence of a response to vaccination in CSFV persistently infected pigs.
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Question of the week 25-Nov-2015
After 24 years of experience we still don't have a control plan agreed upon and accepted by all our technical community. Why?
Photo of the week 20-Nov-2015
This study assessed the feasibility of detecting antibodies against ASFV in faeces for later implementation in surveillance and control programmes.
The use of milk replacers is helpful, both to increase the number of weaned piglets and to simplify the management of nurse sows.
In conclusion, 0.70 SID Val : Lys is suggested as the Val requirement for 8 to 14 kg individually housed pigs.
Swine health presenters take on questions from the audience on health, policy, and future - Panel, from the 2015 Pre-AASV Boehringer Ingelheim Swine Health Seminar, February 27, 2015, Orlando, FL, USA.
The transmission of PEDV through the feed supply chain is an example of a complex disease transmission pathway that triggered swine feed industry stakeholders to collaborate in understanding and addressing the risk factors.
The study shows that CRISPR-Cas9 multiplexability can be as high as 62 and demonstrates the possibility that PERVs can be inactivated for clinical application to porcine-to-human xenotransplantation.
Only a few EU countries are discussing national eradication as a possibility.
Photo of the week 05-Nov-2015
An erythema multiforme (EM) was noticed in the majority (90%) of breeding stock, associated with respiratory problems and without mortality.
An accurate diagnosis is sometimes difficult because of the common occurrence of mixed infections, the compounding effects of environment and nutrition and the difficulties experienced in isolating and identifying all the possible pathogenic agents involved.
Physiological post-mortem measures may, after the development of technological solutions for implementation at abattoirs, be used in daily operations as on-site tools for systematic monitoring of welfare.
Save time, work and water when cleaning the buildings.
Question of the week 18-Nov-2015
A gilt who has compromised limb health on entry to the breeding herd is more vulnerable to early removal as a result of lameness and more vulnerable to the negative production affects associated with it.
Photo of the week 13-Nov-2015
Tool that allows you to calculate the replacement rate in your farm.
Vaccination in females did not alter carcass and meat quality, and specific interests should consider reproductive behavior in free-range conditions.
Question of the week 11-Nov-2015
This trick consists in creating a nest using the crates back corridor.
The accuracy and security provided by the combination of samples of weaned pigs and piglets at birth, either stillborn or live piglets, help us make a decision that will be crucial in any eradication plan.
We have expanded the pig price information system by adding the Ukrainian market. The price is updated weekly, and the price series since 2012 are also available.
More than 85% of primiparous sows can be successfully post-cervical inseminated with doses containing 1.5 × 109 sperm cells in the absence of the boar during insemination without impairing the reproductive performance.
Question of the week 04-Nov-2015
The European market is saturated with pork since late summer. The WHO's report has been an ice-cold shower for the whole of the European pig sector.
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- 12-Nov-2015 DuPont Boosts Animal Nutrition Support To Meet Demand in Central and Eastern Europe Region
- 11-Nov-2015 Cargill officially opens company’s largest feed mill in Pyeongtaek