Curiously, when I started to think about it, what I had considered as my number one mistake for most of my professional life became the fifth in importance.
What is a priority and what is not? It depends on the risks and the PRRSV status of the farm…
This article relates different microbiome profiles to greater or lesser severity in clinical signs, lesions and viral load in a co-infection with PRRS and PCV2 viruses, opening a window of opportunity.
In the primary humoral immune response, a single class IgM in monomeric form is initially secreted. The secondary response induced by a subsequent exposure to the same antigen will be mainly characterized by the production of IgG isotype but at higher titre and affinity.
Understanding water consumption and knowing the factors that can affect it, are important points in animal production and health.
List of practical measures applied in our daily work with good results. Those measures must be considered as a whole and never individually.
We propose to use the processing fluids, the liquid accumulated at the bottom of the pail when farmers collect tails and testicles during routine procedures as a sample.
By far, the most common and most obvious health hazard to producers and workers is accidental needle sticks. This article will focus on accidental needle sticks, what risks they present, and how to prevent them.