PCV-3: Testing methods and prevalence today: A podcast episode

Since its discovery in 2015, PCV-3 has been a concern for veterinarians and swine producers worldwide. Fully knowing the impacts that PCV-2 can have on a farm, a third member of the Porcine circovirus family should be well understood. In this episode, Dr. Clayton Johnson talk with Dr. Fabio Vannucci about his work with PCV-3, different methods of testing, and how it presents itself in our swine herds.

Dr. Fabio Vannucci is an Associate Professor at the University of Minnesota. He received his DVM in 2006 in Brazil and his Master’s in Animal Pathology in 2009. His area of expertise includes food animal disease, diagnostics, and swine medicine and pathology, and lately, he has been focusing on Porcine Circovirus in the swine industry lately.

Russian pig production grows – 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.

Economic sanctions have sparked expansion of Russian pork production to the point where export to China is likely. The At the Meeting team learns about Russia’s swine industry with Brad Heron, director of pork operations for Cherkizovo, one of Russia’s leading protein production companies.

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Harvesting Lessons Learned from HPAI Outbreaks in Poultry with Dr. Marie Culhane: A podcast

Dr. Marie Culhane is Professor at the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine who specializes in Influenza and emergency disease preparedness and management. The poultry industry has battled outbreaks of High Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) in recent years and as the old saying goes, “Your friends challenges are your cheapest learning opportunities”. We go in depth with Dr. Culhane on Influenza – what makes this a “shared disease” between humans, birds and pigs, what are the common control strategies employed across species and how can vaccine platforms help manage Influenza disease. We specifically focus on HPAI outbreaks and their analogies with reportable diseases in the swine industry. Poultry producers have had major HPAI outbreaks in 2015 and again now in 2022 – how have their biosecurity programs and diagnostic tools evolved over that period? How do they effectively implement control zones and permit requirements prior to movement? Ultimately, what have they done to improve the timeline from diagnosis to depopulation from 7 days to 36 hours from 2015 to 2022? Marie shares lessons learned about smallholder poultry operation management that correlates to similar smallholder swine operations as well as perspective about wild bird management akin to our challenges with feral swine management.

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Getting Organized For African Swine Fever: 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.

Planning and preparing for African swine fever’s arrival in the United States can feel overwhelming. To sort through it all and avoid fatigue, the National Pork Producers Council and National Pork Board have formed a working group charged with coordinating the work. The At the Meeting team learns what producers can expect when they talk with Dr. Jeremy Pittman, veterinarian with Smithfield Hog Production.

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Disease surveillance programs: a podcast episode

Every year there is some form of disease outbreak in swine herds across the US. Whether it is PRRSV, PEDV, or something else, we need to make sure that we are doing everything in our power to maintain a high health status on our farms. In this podcast Dr. Cesar Corzo talks with Laura Greiner about his work on his Swine Health Monitoring Program about ways we can minimize the spread of diseases to other farms, and how to more effectively keep our farms disease free.

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