Four veterinarians talk about gilt acclimation: programs they put in place, how the immune status is measured and special management scenarios for introducing those gilts into the main herd.
Enric Marco comments on the practical implications of a recent article investigating the transmission of ASF through ingestion of flies.
Main elements that can be found in the digestive environment and how they are involved in gut health.
10 recomendations to face African Swine Fever (ASF).
How have the farms adapted to the new situation? What measures are being taken to avoid the onset of digestive problems without using antibiotics? ...
The authors share their strategies in the face of tail biting outbreaks as well as on-going preventative measures.
What is the "gut health" concept that everyone talks about? Why is it important?
What is the preferred exposure method?, and the best status of the incoming gilts?, should they be raised on-farm or purchased?, … Veterinary practitioners from Germany, North America, China, and Spain share their opinions.
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