Join us at the AASV meeting starting this week-end!

The 2021 AASV annual meeting is starting this week-end! The meeting will be a little different this year as we will all participate online but we hope you can join us! Below is the list of UMN speakers and when you can see their talks live (times are in Central Standard Time).

Banner for the 2021 AASV meeting – Credits: AASV
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Summary of: Susceptibility of domestic swine to SARS-CoV2

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.

This week, we are sharing the summary of a publication by Pickering et al. regarding the susceptibility of pigs to SARS-CoV2, the agent responsible for COVID-19 in humans.

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Transmission of a live influenza A virus vaccine in commercial pre-weaned pigs

The Plos One journal just published a new study by Dr. Gustavo Lopez and the Torremorell lab. The objectives of the project were to  1)assess the onset and duration of live attenuated influenza vaccine shedding in vaccinated pre-weaned pigs, 2)investigate the transmission of the live attenuated influenza vaccine from vaccinated to non-vaccinated pigs under field conditions and 3)evaluate whether the live attenuated influenza vaccine could be aerosolized and detected in the environment.

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Understanding Sow Mortality: Part 2

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.

This week, the MSHMP team in collaboration with PIC and Dr. John Deen, shares the second part of their investigation into sow mortality. If you missed part 1, it is still available on the blog.

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New rules in Salmonella control: a podcast

Podcasts are a perfect way to get caught up with new swine information! We are presenting you the latest episode from “At The Meeting… Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison” in collaboration with SwineCast.

 This new episode focuses on the new Swine Slaughter Inspection System and what it means for food safety.

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