Nurse sows may represent a source of infection to the newly adopted pigs.
Do we clearly understand which are the most effective biosecurity measurements to prevent the transmission of ASF between farms when infection pressure increases? What are the major worries of those producers and veterinarians dealing with outbreaks of the disease over short distances?
Which tests should be performed considering their limitations, and what management practices to use to increase security.
Exposure methods: natural, intranasal, intra-tracheal, aerosol or vaccination.
What is the disease transmission risk that comes with importing raw materials? Many feed ingredients are produced in China.
Are we ready to step forward? And declare a suspicion? Do we know how to proceed? What are protocols that will be put in place and how quickly will they happen?
The high genetic diversity of the virus is not only complicating laboratory tests but also the estimation of the level of protection of pigs against PRRSV.
Is the current categorization of antibiotics definitive? What measures will the authorities take to encourage a better pig health status? Can a veterinarian have any kind of problems if following his diagnosis and his judgment uses a group B antibiotic?
- 17Jan IPVS2020: Early bird registration and abstract submission end on the 31st
- 10Jan SHIC receives extension from National Pork Board and reviews 2019 activity
- 9Jan Groundbreaking results: the importance of deep cleaning in the fight against ASF
- 3Jan Boehringer Ingelheim introduces DiaTEC purification technology for Ingelvac CircoFLEX®