Dr. Adam Moeser's work at North Carolina State focuses on gut health and the stresses which can cause this important animal health shield to be compromised. As he discusses his presentation at Boehringer Ingelheim's North Carolina Swine Health Seminar, an early-age stressor can have far reaching results.
Dr. Paul Yeske of Swine Vet Center in MN took advantage of an interruption in a pig flow to see what impact downtime between farm visits has on the transmission of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDv), if any.
Manitoba Pork is reaching out to other businesses for support in the face of uncertain regulation and plummeting provincial pork production. Bruce Cochrane talks with Karl Kynoch about the regulatory climate's impact and steps toward resolution.
The advent of PEDV in U.S. herds has some producers on their heels while others are using the calamity as an opportunity to 'up their game'. Dr. Dale Polson of Boehringer Ingelheim notes PED illuminated weakness in our surveillance systems and suggests a new world-view of data streams and potential health issues.
Rabobank's recently released 3rd Quarter Outlook for the swine industry notes the impact of PEDv but also sees exports continuing the upward trend. Will Sawyer is Rabobank's VP of U.S. animal protein research.