How can we monitor our program? Which pigs should be sampled? How many? How often should we sequence the virus/es present in our farms?
The farmer contacted the veterinary surgeon concerning an increase of respiratory distress and mortality in the finishing pigs during the previous 3 days.
On October 19, 2018, the 7th Leman China Pig Conference officially kicked off at the Zhengzhou International Convention and Exhibition Center.
Fernando Rodríguez, the director of CReSA, explains at what stage is the development of the vaccine against ASF.
In this third article, we want to to talk about a common guest in the nurseries: Streptococcus suis, the causative agent of clinical pictures that can include meningitis, arthritis and sudden deaths.
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.
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.