PRRSV 144 L1C: A Rapid Response to a National Crisis

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 partnership with Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc., Pipestone Research has provided a rapid response to bring science-based answers to managing the emergence of PRRSV 144. Based on field observations from practitioners and producers, stating that, “This is the worst strain of PRRSV ever,” “Vaccines don’t work anymore”, and “Biosecurity protocols are ineffective,” the team determined that immediate action was needed. 

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Keeping PRRS 144 Out of Sow Herds: 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.

The emergence of PRRS 144 has increased the risks of breaks in sow herds.

Dr. Karyn Havas (Pipestone Research) and Dr. Mariana Kikuti (University of Minnesota) join The ATM team (Dr. Montserrat Torremorell – College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, Dr. Gordon Spronk – Pipestone Veterinary Services, and Dr. Tom Wetzell – Swine Veterinary Consultant) to identify what producers can do to reduce the threat.

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Emerging PRRS Virus 1-4-4 Raises Risk

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.

‘At The Meeting’ Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison looks into preliminary data revealing that wean-to-finish operations are perhaps at greatest risk from the PRRS 144 virus that emerged last fall in the Upper Midwest.

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