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Photo of the week 28-Aug-2015
In Korea, it is common to vaccinate sows as a whole-herd mass vaccination program, where all sows are vaccinated quarterly with a type 2 PRRSV vaccine. Therefore, it is recommended to vaccinate breeding females quarterly with additional type 1 PRRSV vaccine to control type 1 PRRSV infection.
Photo of the week 21-Aug-2015
Planning for Emergency Mass-Depopulation of Swine in Response to a Foreign Animal Disease Outbreak - Mark Rice, North Carolina State University, from the 2015 World Pork Expo, June 3 - 5, 2015, Des Moines, IA, USA.
Most commensal bacteria (i.e. Psychrobacter, Prevotella, and Faecalibacterium) in the healthy gastrointestinal tract were decreased due to dysbiosis induced by PEDV infection.
Photo of the week 17-Aug-2015
This study demonstrated for the first time that TTSuV viremia can be controlled by a combined DNA and protein immunization.
Question of the week 12-Aug-2015
The goal of this trick is to make a practical, simple and cheap catheter holder.
We can assure Pope Francis that neither of the two big regional trade agreements will result in “unfettered capitalism” but the one between the US and EU could result in the US having more than two kinds of cheese, (currently yellow and white)
The heat has brought about a drop by more than 2 kg/carcass in July. This has not caused an increase in the price, as the Spanish price is the highest in Europe, and pork price is very low.
A new revolution is about to reach the swine sector, we are talking about new information management.
Our results suggest that infection with IAV or PRRSV in the pre-weaning period is associated with an increase in post-weaning mortality.
Question of the week 26-Aug-2015
A good diet is not enough to prevent post-weaning diarrhoea in the youngest, lightest animals, since they do not eat as much as they should.
We move a plastic ring along the water drainpipe, leaving it at a series of pre-established marks.
Question of the week 19-Aug-2015
The estimated cost of PRRS for European pig producers is 1,5b € every year.
by Dr. Daryl Olsen, AMVC, LLC, from the 2015 World Pork Expo, June 3 - 5, 2015, Des Moines, IA, USA.
Tool that allows you to calculate the replacement rate in your farm.
The article suggests measuring external risks in order to compare swine farms based on a numerical figure, and thus initiate corrective measures to improve and numerically verify the improvements achieved.
Photo of the week 07-Aug-2015
Question of the week 06-Aug-2015
Taken together, our results suggest that retail meat is a potential vehicle for transmitting virulent, antibiotic-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae from food animals to humans.
This article summarizes the main points to beat heat stress in pigs.
We estimate that between 2010 and 2030, the global consumption of antimicrobials will increase by 67%, from 63,151 ± 1,560 tons to 105,596 ± 3,605 tons.
Photo of the week 30-Jul-2015
- 26-Aug-2015 Osborne Industries, Inc. Celebrates Anniversary of Patented System of Weighing Pigs, Goats, and Sheep
- 26-Aug-2015 Fostera® PCV MetaStim® Now Available from Zoetis
- 25-Aug-2015 Susana Mesonero Joins the technical services of IDT Biologika SL
- 24-Aug-2015 Hysolv to distribute leading swine flu vaccine
- 24-Aug-2015 Smithfield Foods Names Kenneth M. Sullivan President and Chief Operating Officer