Changes on the source of replacement animals are always difficult decisions. Monitoring through testing before the introduction of the new animals into the farm is not sufficient.
Manuel Toledo Castillo
Agropecuaria Casas Nuevas. Spain
Manuel Toledo Castillo Phd in veterinary medicine, by the University of Murcia, graduated in Veterinary Science/Medicine with honours from the University of Cordoba in 1987. He holds an Msc degree in Agricultural cooperatives management obtained in 1990 and an Msc degree in Pig production from the University of Murcia.
National Research Award Grupo Fuertes.
From 1990 to 1992 he worked as Technical Manager at the UGA cooperative, in the Serranía de Cuenca region.
From 1992 to 1994 he worked as a local health inspector for the Castile-La Mancha region government.
From 1994 to 1995 the worked as a Technical Manager for the Health Defense Group in the Baja Serranía de Cuenca region.
Since 1995 to 2017 he worked as a veterinarian in charge of production at the Juan Jiménez Garcia company, in Lorca (Murcia).
Since 2018 he works as veterinarian in charge of production of Agropecuaria Casas Nuevas, Grupo Francés
Updated CV 27-Aug-2018
Diarrhoea is their most typical clinical manifestation, and the earlier the onset, the more harmful it is. Newborn piglets can present with another clinical picture, with signs of sepsis (shock, depression, death, polyarthritis), which is associated with an extraintestinal E. coli.
Management factors and environmental conditions are often triggers or predisposing agents, not only to the clinical presentation of the disease, but also its severity and course.