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SwineCast 0957, Swine Production Systems Adapting Rapidly To Veterinary Feed Directive Requirements

SwineCast 0957 Show Notes:
  • The National Pork Board's Vice President of Science and Technology, Dr. Dave Pyburn discusses industry adoption of Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) regulations and issues as he talks with Dave Russell.

Have Virus, Will Travel?

Modeling the Survival of Foreign Animal Diseases in Feed Ingredients From China to the USModeling the Survival of Foreign Animal Diseases in Feed Ingredients From China to the US Dr. Scott Dee at Pipestone Veterinary Services is tracking feed components as possible disease vectors. He shares some thoughts on this with, highlighting several of the experiments run to prove viruses can survive container shipping from over seas. Dr. Dee suggests that all the touch points along the feed ecosystem pathway need attention so producers and feed mill operators can evaluate and respond to the risks [video].

SwineCast 0956, Animal Welfare Standards Workshop Concludes NIAA Annual Meeting

SwineCast 0956 Show Notes:

Dr. Rodger Main, Dr. Pablo Pineyro - Swine Health Trends from ISU Vet Diagnostic Lab


Swine Health Trends from ISU Vet Diagnostic Lab - Dr. Rodger Main, Iowa State University; Dr. Pablo Pineyro, Iowa State University, from the 2017 Iowa Pork Congress, January 25-26, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Dr. Nick Gabler - Evaluation of Antibiotic Alternatives for Nursery Pigs


Evaluation of Antibiotic Alternatives for Nursery Pigs - Dr. Nick Gabler, Iowa State University, from the 2017 Iowa Pork Congress, January 25-26, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Dr. Chris Rademacher, Jeff Verzal, Dr. Paul Thomas - Veterinary Feed Directives Are Here: What Have You Done?


Veterinary Feed Directives Are Here: What Have You Done? - Dr. Chris Rademacher, Iowa State University; Jeff Verzal, IDALS; Dr. Paul Thomas, AMVC, from the 2017 Iowa Pork Congress, January 25-26, Des Moines, IA, USA.

SwineCast 0954, Feedstuffs As Disease Vector - The Research Continues

SwineCast 0954 Show Notes:
  • Dr. Scott Dee at Pipestone Veterinary Services is tracking feed components as possible disease vectors.  In this conversation with Bruce Cochrane, he shares highlights of his presentation at Banff on the issue.
  • Link to Dr. Dee's presentation at MN Pork Congress

Dr. Scott Dee - Modeling the Survival of Foreign Animal Diseases in Feed Ingredients From China to the US


Modeling the Survival of Foreign Animal Diseases in Feed Ingredients From China to the US - Dr. Scott Dee, Pipestone Veterinary Services, from the 2017 Minnesota Pork Congress, January 17 - 18, 2017, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

Where We Are With Antibiotics In Agriculture

Antibiotics in the Future Tense: How the Last 5 Years Have Set the CourseAntibiotics in the Future Tense: How the Last 5 Years Have Set the Course Dr. Mike Apley, College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University, helps pork producers understand where the swine business is with respect to antibiotic use, now that the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) rules are now in place. Dr. Apley closes with comments to producers on the idea of "If we want to keep antibiotics" and "Things that just aren’t true" about antibiotics in agriculture [video].
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