Health & disease

SwineCast 1059, IAV-S Control: Reminders of What Made Whole Herd Approach a Success

SwineCast 1059 Show Notes:
  • From the 2019 Boehringer Ingelheim AASV Pre-Symposium on March 8 in Orlando, FL:
    • Dr. Christa Goodell with Boehringer Ingelheim, shares information on Influenza A virus in swine (IAV-S) control and reminds us of what made the Whole Herd Approach a success.

SwineCast 1058, The Squeal on Disease Elimination In Swine Farms

SwineCast 1058 Show Notes:
  • Dr. Bill Hollis (Carthage Veterinary Service), Dr. Jer Geiger (PIC), and Dr. Jean Paul Cano (PIC) discuss disease elimination, which is becoming ever more important as the industry works to reduce antibiotic use.

SwineCast 1057, Don't Fear the Future: A Discussion About the Challenges and Opportunities Ahead

SwineCast 1057 Show Notes:
  • From the 2019 Boehringer Ingelheim AASV Pre-Symposium on March 8 in Orlando, FL:
    • In this special SwineCast, a special panel discusses the issues of critical importance today with the pork industry and thoughts on the future.
    • The panel includes Dr. Dave Bomgaars (President at RC Family Farms and Orange City Veterinary Clinic), Dr. Jim Lowe (Associate Professor and Director of the i-Learning Center, College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Illinois), and Bill Davis (Boehringer Ingelheim Director of Government Affairs). The panel is moderated by Dr. John Waddell (Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Senior Professional Services Veterinarian).

IAV-S Control: Reminders of What Made Whole Herd Approach (WHA) a Success

Tech Talk – IAV-S Control: Reminders of What Made Whole Herd Approach (WHA) a SuccessTech Talk – IAV-S Control: Reminders of What Made Whole Herd Approach (WHA) a Success Dr. Christa Goodell, Boehringer Ingelheim, shares information on IAV-S control and reminds us of what made the Whole Herd Approach a success [video].

Economic & Production Benefit of 2 PRRS MLV Doses

Tech Talk –  Economic & Production Benefit of 2 PRRS MLV Doses Compared to a Single Dose Vaccination Program in Growing PigsTech Talk – Economic & Production Benefit of 2 PRRS MLV Doses Compared to a Single Dose Vaccination Program in Growing Pigs Dr. Cesar A.A. Moura, Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, Iowa State University, shares research and analysis on the production and economic benefit of 2 PRRS MLV doses compared to a single dose vaccination program on growing pigs. [video].

Fact vs. Fiction – PCV3 Unraveled

Tech Talk – Fact vs. Fiction – PCV3 Unraveled Tech Talk – Fact vs. Fiction – PCV3 Unraveled Dr. Eduardo Fano, Boehringer Ingelheim, updates us on PCV3, and highlights facts versus myths. Some key observations: 1) PCV3 is widespread in the U.S. and co-infections with PCV2 and PRRSV are commonly found in PCV3 samples, 2) Clinical association: PDNS, Multi-systemic, reproductive failure, PRDC and tremors, and 3) Reproductive Failure has been the most consistent clinical association [video].

SwineCast 1054, The Squeal on Decision Making In Diet Formulation

SwineCast 1054 Show Notes:
  • Ani-Tek Group's Dr. Aaron Gaines, along with PIC's top nutrition specialists Wayne Cast and Dr. Uislei Orlando, have an in-depth conversation on decision making in diet formulations.

2019 NIAA Annual Conference

2019 NIAA Annual Conference2019 NIAA Annual Conference, Animal Agriculture - Innovation, Technology, & Consumer Engagement, April 8 - 11, 2019, Des Moines, IA, USA. Panel presentations helped attendees learn about livestock traceability, agriculture innovation and entrepreneurship, and communicating with people about science.

Ready? Foreign Animal Disease Preparedness

Foreign Animal Disease PreparednessForeign Animal Disease Preparedness Dr. Patrick Webb, National Pork Board, provides an update on the actions all farm operations should be doing to be vigilant, observant, and ready when a foreign animal disease happens on their farm [video].

SwineCast 1053, Emerging Technology Trends For Precision Livestock Farming

SwineCast 1053 Show Notes:
  • From the 2019 American Association of Swine Veterinarians, a series of conversations with experts on precision livestock farming (PLF), where using smart software can track pigs using sight and sound.
    • Dr. Dale Polson, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health, highlights the goal of the 2019 AASV Emerging Technology Session.
    • Next Dr. Josh Peschel, Iowa State University, shares how vision can be used to understand pig behavior as it relates to their health
    • and finally Dr. Seth Krantz, Tosh Farms, shares how sound can be used to monitor for pig coughs and how it was used in a study at Tosh Farms.
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