Public health aspects related to African swine fever and global animal health – A free webinar

Register now for the second webinar in the Animal health aspects related to African swine fever series, “Public health aspects related to African swine fever and global animal health” on Thursday, February 16, 2023 at 7:00 AM Central Standard Time.

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Introducing Processing the Litter-ature: A new podcast by the Swine Disease Eradication Center!

The Swine Disease Eradication Center is proud to present its new podcast “Processing the Litter-ature”: a podcast in which peer-reviewed papers are docked, clipped and supplemented with a field perspective.

In the first episode, Dr. Carissa Odland and Dr. Peter Davies discuss their paper “Evaluation of the Impact of Antimicrobial Use Protocols in Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus-Infected Swine on Phenotypic Antimicrobial Resistance Patterns.”

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Experimental in-vitro evaluation of PRRSv modified-live vaccine and wild-type virus sequence detection in co-infections

This is our Friday rubric: every week a new Science Page from the Bob Morrison’s Swine Health Monitoring Project. The previous editions of the science page are available on our website.

In this week’s science page UMN Veterinary Population Medicine researchers Joaquin Alvarez-Norambuena, Mariana Kikuti, Albert Rovira and Cesar Corzo investigate the detection of wild-type or modified-live vaccine sequences in in-vitro samples.

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Best of Leman 2022: Chantal Farmer – Increasing sow milk yield via greater mammary development in prepubertal and late-pregnant gilts

This is our most popular series on the blog. Once a month, we are sharing with you a presentation given at the Allen D. Leman swine conference, on topics that the swine group found interesting, innovative or that lead to great discussions.

You can find all of the presentations selected from previous conferences on the blog here.

Today we hear about increasing sow milk yield from Chantal Farmer of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, which was one of the most talked about breakout sessions at the 2022 Leman Swine conference!

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Evaluating the economic impact of an autogenous influenza vaccine in the finishing phase with a pre-post analysis utilizing closeout data

This is our Friday rubric: every week a new Science Page from the Bob Morrison’s Swine Health Monitoring Project. The previous editions of the science page are available on our website.

In today’s Science Page Kaci Way, Jessica Higgins, Todd Wolff, Derald Holtkamp and Lynette Holeman share the results of a study evaluating the benefit of influenza vaccines in finishing pigs.

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