Best of Leman 2019 #3: Three systems views on PRRS decreasing incidence

A few days ago, we shared a report that PRRS incidence decreased in naive breed-to-wean farms. Interesting questions were brought forward by our readers so this month, we are sharing three practitioners’ experiences with PRRS in their systems: Dr. Tara Donova with the Hanor company, Dr. Jay Miller with The Maschhoffs, and Dr. Pete Thomas from Iowa Select Farms.

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The 2019 Leman conference is in less than two weeks!

Swine health experts from around the country are convening at the Allen D. Leman Swine Conference to present on topics including PRRS diagnostics, risk factors, and incidence; improving pig survival; keeping Mycoplasma out of the farm; vitamin deficiencies; and emergency planning and response to pig farm disasters. Registration is still open! We look forward to seeing you there.

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Best of Leman 2018 series #8: M. Turner – The changing role of the swine veterinarian

Our eighth presentation is from Dr. Matthew Turner from JBS, on the evolution of the profession and what it means to be a swine veterinarian in an integrated system.

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Dr. Nathan Winkelman to receive the Science in Practice award

Nathan Winkelman, DVM, president and co-owner of Swine Services Unlimited, Inc. (SSUI), is the 2019 recipient of the Allen D. Leman Science in Practice Award, which is presented at the annual Allen D. Leman Swine Conference in Saint Paul, MN. Dr. Winkelman caught the science bug early in his career and, thankfully, never found a cure for his orientation toward discovery.

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Best of Leman 2018 series: J. Patterson – Efficiencies of replacement gilt management

Our fifth presentation is by Jennifer Patterson from the University of Alberta about how we can improve efficiencies of replacement gilt management.

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