Antimicrobial resistance in swine and its interconnections to animal welfare and the sustainability of pork operations has fascinated Carissa Odland, DVM, for years. A farm’s performance on these factors can be the difference between profitability and loss. Yet, not enough is known to give producers a reliable recipe for success. Dr. Odland aims to change that.Continue reading “Midwest Veterinarian Earns Top U.S. Swine Award”
In 2021 the organizers of the Allen D. Leman Swine Conference tried something new: a Spanish Language version of their annual educational conference discussing what is happening in swine production and management! The event was a big success, with great attendance and an engaged audience.Continue reading “The Leman en Español Conference was a success in bringing Spanish Language educational content to the Swine Community!”
Egan Brockhoff, DVM, president and managing partner of Prairie Swine Health Services in Red Deer, Alberta, Canada will receive the 2021 Allen D. Leman Science in Practice Award in September. He joins a growing and illustrious list of veterinarians who have received the award, which is presented at the annual Allen D. Leman Swine Conference in St. Paul, Minn.Continue reading “Western Canada Veterinarian Earns Top U.S. Swine Award”
Preventative care and immunizations are a cornerstone of swine health and management. Vaccinating the herd to protect the more immuno-compromised individuals has helped our producers control and even eradicate some infectious diseases. The scientific committee invites you to join the discussions on best practices to use vaccines in the Allen D. Leman swine conference starting this week-end!Continue reading “Let’s talk about vaccines at the Leman swine conference”
The 2020 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference has moved online, giving you access to all the pre-conferences with a single registration!
Every year, the scientific committee organizes high-quality workshops and this year is no exception. Seven pre-conference sessions will be available on Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th and your registration gives you access to all of them! From the latest advances in pig survivability research to a deep-dive into farm biosecurity, you will find a topic to pique your interest. Conflicting times? With the online format, you can watch the presentations later.Continue reading “Attend all the 2020 Leman Conference workshops!”