Economics of Disease

SwineCast 1049, Economic Opportunity: Keeping African Swine Fever Out of USA

SwineCast 1049 Show Notes:
  • From the 2019 Minnesota Pork Congress, Dr. Scott Dee, Research Director at Pipestone, and Dr. Gordon Spronk, Chairman of the Board, Pipestone Holdings, review the global concern on the African Swine Fever virus and comment that keeping ASF out of the United States is an economic opportunity for US pork producers.

USA Level Foreign Animal Disease Preparedness

African Swine Fever (ASF) awareness, prevention & response efforts at the national levelAfrican Swine Fever (ASF) awareness, prevention & response efforts at the national level Dr. Patrick Webb, National Pork Board, details the African Swine Fever (ASF) awareness, prevention, and response efforts at the national (USA) level. Diligence, preparedness, and active monitoring is a must. Dr. Webb reminds that there are key foreign animal disease resources at the Pork.Org web site [video].

Large System Experience With African Swine Fever (ASF)

African Swine Fever (ASF) experiences in a large commercial systemAfrican Swine Fever (ASF) experiences in a large commercial system Dr. Gustavo Lopez, University of Minnesota, provides a first hand look at African Swine Fever (ASF) on a farm operated by Cherkizovo (pronounced "Chair-Kee-Zi-Vo") in Russia. Dr. Lopez outlines the detection process, what they missed, the actions they had to take, and the new biosecurity protocols implemented [video].

Global Threat From African Swine Fever

African Swine Fever – a real and present global threatAfrican Swine Fever – a real and present global threat Dr. Chris Oura (Professor of Veterinary Virology, School of Veterinary Medicine Faculty of Medical Sciences, The University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago) explains what we know about the African Swine Fever (ASF) virus, what the associated clinical signs are, and the various paths of transmission. From the 2018 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, September 15-18, 2018, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA [video].

Dr. Paul Sundberg - Setting priorities for disease threats and strategies


Setting priorities for disease threats and strategies - Dr. Paul Sundberg, Swine Health Information Center, from the 2017 North American PRRS/National Swine Improvement Federation Joint Meeting, December 1‐3, 2017, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Dr. Harry Snelson - Antibiotics and Veterinary Feed Directive: The times, they are a changin'


Antibiotics and Veterinary Feed Directive: The times, they are a changin' - Dr. Harry Snelson, American Association of Swine Veterinarians, from the 2015 Summer Swine Health Seminar, August 22, 2015, Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, USA.

Dr. Robert Desrosiers - Emerging Diseases:The Past and Future


Emerging Diseases:The Past and Future - Dr. Robert Desrosiers, Boehringer Ingelheim, from the 2015 Summer Swine Health Seminar, August 22, 2015, Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, USA.

Dr. Lisa Becton - Foreign Animal Disease Preparedness


Foreign Animal Disease Preparedness - Dr. Lisa Becton, National Pork Board, from the 2015 Summer Swine Health Seminar, August 22, 2015, Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, USA.

Dr. James Kober - Swine Disease Diagnostics and Economics Considerations


Swine Disease Diagnostics and Economics Considerations - Dr. James Kober, Swine Veterinary Services of MI, LLC/Partner-4 Star Veterinary Services, LLC, from the 2013 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, September 14-17, 2013, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.

Dr. John Kolb - Valuing an Increase in Swine Litter Size


Valuing an Increase in Swine Litter Size - Dr. John Kolb, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., from the 2013 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, September 14-17, 2013, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.

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