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, researchers Steven Verhoeven, Ilias Chantziaras, Elise Bernaerdt , Michel Loicq , Ludo Verhoeven and Dominiek Maes share the results of a study done on the accuracy of estrus detectus using AI technology on three commercial Belgian farms.
Continue reading “Summary: The evaluation of an artificial intelligence system for estrus detection in sows”
This week, the MSHMP team in association with SHIC is a mirror of a previous report about the import of breeding stock and focuses on the export of these animals.
Continue reading “Frequency and destination of live exports of breeding-stock pigs from the United States”
This week, we are sharing a report from the MSHMP team in collaboration with the Swine Health Information Center regarding the origin of the pigs that are imported for breeding purposes.
Continue reading “Frequency and origin of live imports of breeding-stock pigs to the United States”
- International live pig transport is a possible route for
disease entry into the U.S.
- The first step in assessing this risk is to categorize
and analyze breeding stock import data
- Small numbers
of imported breeding
pigs have come from a variety of countries, but the majority
come from Canada