Frequency of PCV3 detection and histologic lesions in clinical samples in the US

Today, we are sharing a recent publication from a UMN VDL team led by Dr. Albert Rovira regarding porcine circovirus type 3 (PCV3) and its prevalence among UMN VDL submitted cases in recent years. The full article is available on the Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation website.

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Summary: Evaluation of the Impact of Antimicrobial Use Protocols in Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus-Infected Swine on Phenotypic Antimicrobial Resistance Patterns

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.

Today, researchers Carissa A. Odland, Roy Edler, Noelle R. Noyes, Scott A. Dee, and Joel Nerem summarize the findings of a 149-day study on antimicrobial use during PRRS infections.

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Calling all Spanish-speaking swine professionals: The Leman en Español Conference is returning for a second year!

The Leman en Español Conferencia, which will be held virtually on November 16 and 17 in 2022 is an opportunity to learn and network with other Spanish-speaking veterinarians, producers, academics and industry professionals!

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Are New Harvest Facilities Possible?: 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.

Last minute opposition threatens to derail a five-year effort by Wholestone Farms to build a next-generation pig processing plant in Sioux Falls, SD. The producer-owned company is planning a harvest facility that provides economic benefits while bringing producers closer to consumers. The At The Meeting team goes in-depth with Dr. Luke Minion (Chairman Of The Board of Wholestone Farms) to hear the project’s journey to this fall’s ballot decision by Sioux Falls voters.

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Summary of: Antimicrobial use in lactating sows, piglets, nursery, and grower-finisher pigs on swine farms in Ontario, Canada during 2017-2018

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.

This week’s science page is a summary of a research project done by Angelina L. Bosman, Anne E. Deckert, Carolee A. Carson, Zvonimir Poljak, Richard J. Reid-Smith, and Scott A. McEwen at the University of Guelph and the Public Health Agency of Canada.

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