Health & disease

New Information on the Aerobiology and Biosecurity of PRRSV and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae - PIP

New Information on the Aerobiology and Biosecurity of PRRSV and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae - Dr. Scott Dee, D.V.M , University of Minnesota, at the Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. Swine Health Seminar, August 15, 2009, Carolina Beach, North Carolina, USA.

How the "Tragedy of the Commons" Can Become Even More Tragic

The "tragedy of the commons" is an idea put forward by Garrett Hardin in the late 1960's (, describing how commonly held resources are supposed to be stripped to nothing when those who use them act solely on self-interest instead of in the common good. The notion is that a community resource will be over-used when individuals apply their private profit calculation to how much of it they will employ.

SwineCast 0452, Report on the U.K. Veterinary Practices Offers Advice For Improvement

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SwineCast 0445, New Website Provides Information on SIV (The Real One)

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  • New FluSure XP herd health website from Pfizer Animal Health comes online with information for producers and vets. Conversation with Dr. Michael Kuhn provides details on about swine influenza virus and what information is available.

SwineCast 0442, Canadian Health Program Highlights Danish System and New Scheme for Manitoba

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  • Correspondent Bruce Cochrane of reports from the 2009 Swine Health Forum in Saskatoon with a look at the Danish swine industry health issues and policies and the development of a new farmed animal health strategy in Canada

SwineCast 0441, FDA Testifies to Limit Antibiotic Access for Animal Agriculture

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  • FDA uses low level committee meeting to initiate aggressive testimony limiting access to antibiotics for animal agriculture

SwineCast 0434, A Look At Torque Teno Virus (TTV) with Carthage Vet Service

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SwineCast 0430, WPE - Why WHO Is Concerned About H1N1 and You Should Be, Too

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Dr Greg StephensonI have been among the group which is curious why the World Health Organization has shown such alarm about the current H1N1 strain. Dr. Greg Stephenson, Iowa State Veterinary Diagnostics Lab, raises the million dollar question regarding restricted movements and quarantines, with respect to H1N1.

2009 World Pork Expo Educational Seminar Presentations

From the World Pork Expo Educational Seminar sessions sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. during the 2009 World Pork Expo in Des Moines, Iowa, USA.

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