This clinical case describes how, after discovering large numbers of dead and dying pigs in the sheds over a 4-day period, an expert team of veterinarians diagnosed African Swine Fever.
10 recomendations to face African Swine Fever (ASF).
Identification on wild boar -habitat epidemiologic cycle in african swine fever epizootic. Chenais et al. Emerg. infect Dis. 2018.
They mention that in the baltic area the prevalence in wild boar found dead was about 85%...but looking at the animals coming from hunting was only 0.5%-3% as this is in principle a healthy population and ASF has a high mortality rate.
For sure our colleagues working on wildlife will be really valuable to interpret the data so the true prevalence is not under or overestimated.
Enric Marco comments on the practical implications of a recent article investigating the transmission of ASF through ingestion of flies.
A farrow-to-finish farm went from 10% to 50% of returns to oestrus, and almost 90% of them were regular.
Understanding the Infection Chain™ to Improve Herd Health and Maximize ROI By Eduardo Fano, DVM Ph.D12-Aug-2018 (2 months 11 days ago)
The average mortality increased by 2.5% due to the animals that presented with myelitis and ascending infections along the spine. Find out how the problem could be solved without returning to tail docking.
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