SwineCast

SwineCast 0994, DSM Hy-D Product Provides Swine Industry Additional Metabolite Option

SwineCast 0994 Show Notes:
  • DSM Swine Nutritionists Jeremiah Nemechek and Joe Hahn discuss the company's recent offering to the US swine industry, Hy-D Vitamin D Metabolite.

SwineCast 0992, Public Private Research Arrangements Have Served Industry Well

SwineCast 0992 Show Notes:
  • At the Midwest Swine Nutrition Conference Dr. Bob Easter, President Emeritus at the University of Illinois, discussed the history and future of agricultural research in the U.S.

SwineCast 0991, Sow Nutrition Supports Longevity And Productivity

SwineCast 0991 Show Notes:
  • Closely monitoring sow nutrition and intake can pay dividends through better conception rates and shorter rebreeding intervals according to Dr. Hyatt Frobose of Gestal. Bruce Cochrane with FarmScape notes this information and more will be presented at meetings in Winnepeg and Strathmore.

SwineCast 0990, Ohio State Researching Influenza In Show Pigs

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SwineCast 0989, PEDv Telephone Town Hall In Alberta Identifies Transport Issues

SwineCast 0989 Show Notes:
  • Bruce Cochrane at Farmscape.ca shares this audio from a recent telephone town hall organized by Alberta Pork on PEDv issues related to transportation. Dr. Glen Duizer, Manitoba Canada chief veterinarian, provides and update on the discovery of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv) in Manitoba and the actions taken. Dr. Duizer also shares what success have occurred on containing PEDv and farms' abilities to ramp up biosecurity protocols with limited staff and farm space.

SwineCast 0988, Identifying Possible Pathogen Gaps In Your Defense Effort

SwineCast 0988 Show Notes:
  • Finding and filling holes in your pathogen barrier is just good management as Iowa State's Dr. Derald Holtkamp outlines in this conversation.

SwineCast 0987, WPX - Foreign Animal Disease Planning

SwineCast 0987 Show Notes:
  • Bill Northey, Iowa's Secretary of Agriculture, was on hand at World Pork Expo to share the importance of preparation in the eventuality of a foreign animal disease outbreak. He talks with Dave Russell. Business Continuity Plans for foreign animal disease issues are key to have in place now so when issues like avian influenza hit, stakeholders and communities have a starting point to help handle the issues. Plan updates are still needed over time to adjust to the lessons learned from past events and to incorporate new concerns coming in the future. Engagement of all participants is a key element for such plans to succeed.

SwineCast 0986, WPX - Secure Pork Supply With National Pork Board's Dr. Patrick Webb

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SwineCast 0985, WPX - NPPC Discusses Farm Bill Action And Immigration Reform

SwineCast 0985 Show Notes:
  • Dustin Baker, National Pork Producers Council's Deputy Director for Economics & Domestic Production, stopped in to talk immigration and farm bill priorities with Dave Russell at World Pork Expo. The NPPC has developed a farm bill task force from producers across the country to help identify the top priorities as Congress moves into reauthorizing the Farm Bill. One key ask is the establishment and the enhancement of the Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) vaccine bank.
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