Health & disease

BI-SHS2009: Use of PCVAD Vaccines Under Different Protocols

BI-SHS2009: Use of PCVAD Vaccines Under Different Protocols – Dr. Paul Yeske, at the Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. Swine Health Seminar during the 2009 AASV Annual Meeting, Dallas, Texas, USA.

BI-SHS2009: Ingelvac CircoFLEX-MycoFLEX vs. Circumvent PCV and RespiSure 1 One

BI-SHS2009: Ingelvac CircoFLEX-MycoFLEX vs. Circumvent PCV and RespiSure 1 One – Dr. Ernest Sanford, at the Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. Swine Health Seminar during the 2009 AASV Annual Meeting, Dallas, Texas, USA.

BI-SHS2009: Frequently Asked Questions and Answers About PCV2 Vaccination

BI-SHS2009: Frequently Asked Questions and Answers About PCV2 Vaccination – Dr. Tanja Opriessnig, Iowa State University, at the Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. Swine Health Seminar during the 2009 AASV Annual Meeting, Dallas, Texas, USA.

SwineCast 0399, Legislation Introduced To Stop Use of Animal Health Products In U.S.

SwineCast 0399 Show Notes:

  • A bill sponsored by Rep. Louise Slaughter, D-N.Y., would ban the use in livestock of animal health products that prevent or control diseases.  This is bad legislation based on bad science.  Our guests tell you why it should be defeated and how to contact your congressmen.  Link to additional info at NPPC.

Characteristics of Competitiveness are Changing in the Meat Complex

     Just as the landscape is changing on a global economic front as outlined in my previous blog, so then are the characteristics of competitiveness as we look out into the next five year horizon.  Many years ago, responding to the advent of scale in animal production, veterinary science in production agriculture moved from a focus on individual animal treatment to something widely referred to as herd health.  The change signaled a move from diagnosing and treating individual animals to defining the conditions within which the herd would be best served and proscribed culling for individuals that did not conform or adapt to the generalized conditions.  Defining the conditions best for the herd meant creating SOPs for bio-security, ventilation, average temperature at each day of age, average nutrition and a set of standard vaccinations as examples.  Not every individual animal prefers the average or thrives in the average conditions and the response in general was to allo

SwineCast 0390, MRSA Presentation - An Update On Research And Impact

SwineCast 0390 Show Notes:

  • Presentation from Banff Swine Conference with Dr Bob Friendship.  A review of current MRSA research and theories on sourcing and possible control of the bug.

SwineCast 0379, Pros and cons of various mortality disposal

SwineCast 0379 Show Notes:

Dr. Derald Holtkamp - Utilization of PADRAP to Assess Risk of Exposure

Foundations of Area and Regional PRRS Virus Control, Utilization of PADRAP to Assess Risk of Exposure in Area and Regional Control Projects, by Dr. Derald Holtkamp. From the Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. Swine Health Conference held December 7th, 2008 during the 2008 International PRRS Symposium, Chicago, IL, USA.

Dr. J.P. Cano - Impact of a modified-live PRRSV vaccine intervention

Foundations of Area and Regional PRRS Virus Control, Impact of a modified-live PRRSV vaccine intervention on a population of pigs infected with a heterologous isolate, by Dr. J.P. Cano. From the Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. Swine Health Conference held December 7th, 2008 during the 2008 International PRRS Symposium, Chicago, IL, USA.

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