Investigation of sow mortality in a US system

A recent publication from the MSHMP team in the journal Vet Record analyzed around 10 years of production records to describe sow mortality and its associated risk factors across four different farms in the Midwest.

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Experimental in-vitro evaluation of PRRSv modified-live vaccine and wild-type virus sequence detection in co-infections

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 UMN Veterinary Population Medicine researchers Joaquin Alvarez-Norambuena, Mariana Kikuti, Albert Rovira and Cesar Corzo investigate the detection of wild-type or modified-live vaccine sequences in in-vitro samples.

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Denmark Prepares for PRRS Elimination: 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.

It is likely that Denmark will soon move aggressively toward PRRS elimination. The At The Meeting team talks with Dr. Nicolai Weber (Project Manager, Danish National PRRS Reduction Program) to learn the strategies and expectations of the Danish pork industry.

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Comparative adsorption of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus strains to Minnesota soils

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.

University of Minnesota researchers Joaquin Alvarez-Norambuena, Angie Quinones, Sagar Goyal and Cesar Corzo share the results of a study examining PRRS strains in soil.

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How Did Hungary Eradicate PRRS? A podcast episode

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.

Dr. István Szabó (Hungarian National PRRS Eradication Committee Member) and Dr. Adám Bálint (Hungarian National Reference Veterinary Diagnostic Directorate) share with the At The Meeting team how Hungary eradicated the PRRS virus from the majority of the country’s herds.

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