Shifting Protein Demand and Consumer Trends Dr. Steve Meyer, Paragon Economics, outlines the pork economic data and trends. Some of the key issues include shifts meat demand, expansion in all protein arenas, PEDv recovery is happening, and corn supply is vastly improved. Dr. Meyer concludes with some risks to monitor: Export disruption, weakening demand, and dietary guidelines being pressured to change.
PEDv and Feed, There Is A Link Dr. Scott Dee, DVM PhD, Director of Research, Pipestone Veterinary Services, reviews the risk factors of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv). Dr. Dee closes with the research that shows the risk of feed as a vehicle for PEDv introduction into a farm is real.
PEDv State of The Union Dr. Lisa Becton, Director of Swine Health Information and Research, National Pork Board, provides an update on porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv) and the research that is currently happening. Dr. Becton also shares what has been learned and what processes have been created or changed to be prepared for future animal disease outbreaks. Key take away: Communication across, up, and down is a must.
Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV) Status & Research Update - Dr. Lisa Becton, Director of Swine Health Information and Research, National Pork Board, from the 2015 Minnesota Pork Congress, January 21-22, Minneapolis, MN, USA.
Feed Biosecurity: A New Approach to PEDv Control - Dr. Scott Dee, DVM PhD, Director of Research, Pipestone Veterinary Services, from the 2015 Minnesota Pork Congress, January 21-22, Minneapolis, MN, USA.
Emerging Disease Response Planning Updates, Working on Our Preparedness - Dr. Paul Sundberg, Vice President, Science and Technology, National Pork Board, from the 2015 Minnesota Pork Congress, January 21-22, Minneapolis, MN, USA.
Past PRRS ARC Actions Help Us Learn For Future Dr. Joe Connor, Carthage Vet Service, shares historical perspectives of the porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSv) and the area regional control (ARC) lessons learned to date. Dr. Connor concludes with some suggestions on directions veterinarians, farm staff & management, and related industry partners should take: communicate more; continue to build out information and data resources to help detect, monitor, and act; and be vigilant on biosecurity.
How can we view and communicate more easily? The Dashboard and Report Builder - Drs. Enrique Mondaca and Erin Johnson-Lowe, Boehringer Ingelheim, from the 2014 North American PRRS Symposium, December 5-6, 2013, Chicago, IL, USA.