Altering animal flow to insure exposure to PCV2 prior to breeding, as part of an acclimation program is necessary to minimize the risk of PCV2 associated reproductive disease.
James F. Lowe
Lowe Consulting Ltd. United States
Lowe Consulting Ltd.
2012 – Present (less than a year) Albers, IL
Develop and deliver evidence based solutions for the food supply chain.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Educational Institution; 10,001+ employees; Higher Education industry
2009 – Present (3 years)
Coordinate Production Medicine program for veterinary students. Co-coordinator of the Executive Pork Producers Program.
Carthage Veterinary Service, Ltd
1997 – 2011 (14 years)
Director, Health and Production Services
Privately Held; 1001-5000 employees; Food Production industry
October 2003 – May 2007 (3 years 8 months)
Updated CV 13-Jun-2013
There are 3 potential options to stabilize BTW herds following an outbreak that have all proven successful over time. They have very different cost and risk profiles and a through economic assessment is needed to determine what the best course of action is for each new outbreak.
It was developed in USA as a way to improve communication of what needed to be done to improve the chances of success in stabilizing and managing breeding herds.