Health & disease

SwineCast 1102, At The Meeting - Facing The Swine Production Realities Of COVID-19

SwineCast 1102 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting', Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison discusses making difficult decisions during the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Dr. Montserrat Torremorell (College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), Dr. Gordon Spronk (Pipestone Veterinary Services), and Dr. Tom Wetzell (Swine Veterinary Consultant), are joined by guest John Schwartz, CEO and President of Schwartz Farms.
  • In the midst of making difficult decisions, Schwartz made time to talk with the 'At The Meeting' hosts. Schwartz describes the multiple actions his team is taking to ramp down production and confront the reality of euthanasia.
  • "A good business has to make difficult decisions," Schwartz says.
  • This is the fifth in a series of recordings produced by the 'At The Meeting' team. Future editions will highlight insights and perspectives from leaders within the swine industry. "At the Meeting, Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison" is a podcast sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc..

SwineCast 1101, April Update From The Swine Disease Reporting System

SwineCast 1101 Show Notes:
  • This is the April update from the Swine Disease Reporting System. Experts from Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratories of Iowa State University, University of Minnesota, Kansas State, and South Dakota State University, provide a regular update on swine diseases and seasonal issues of importance for producers.
  • In this Swine Disease Reporting System update, Dr. Daniel Linhares, Dr. Giovani Trevisan, and Dr. Edison Magalhaes, and chat with special guest Dr. Melissa Hensch, The Maschhoffs, on her perspectives on mycoplasma Hyopneumonia.
  • This SwineCast episode shares the most recent report for April 2020, that can also be found at http://agtoday.us/swine-reports

SwineCast 1099, The Squeal On Nursery Pig Nutrition, Part 1: Basic Concepts

SwineCast 1099 Show Notes:
  • This is part one of a two part series on nursery pig nutrition. In part one the panel looks at access to nutrition and making sure that once the perfect nutritional profile is created that the pigs can then get at the feed, learn to be a part of a group of pigs, and be able make the transition from mother's milk to a dry diet.
  • The panel includes Kyle Coble (JBS Live Pork), Amanda Gerhart (JBS Live Pork), Wayne Cast (PIC Nutritionist), and Isaiah Spath (PIC Product Validation and Wean to Finish Technical Services).

SwineCast 1098, At The Meeting - COVID-19: What Dr. Brad Freking learned on pork processing in the last 2 weeks

SwineCast 1098 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison talks about COVID-19 and the impacts to key markets and the limitations of pork processors to respond.
  • Dr. Montserrat Torremorell (College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), Dr. Gordon Spronk (Pipestone Veterinary Services), and Dr. Tom Wetzell (Swine Veterinary Consultant), are joined by Dr. Brad Freking, CEO and managing partner of New Fashion Pork and a co-owner of Triumph Foods.
  • Freking says that widespread availability of COVID-19 testing is key to helping employees feel comfortable with going back to work. "I've learned more about processing in the last 15 days than I have in the last five years," Freking says.
  • 'At The Meeting', Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison is a podcast sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc. and is focused on the most recent topics in swine health and production.

SwineCast 1096, Industry Updates on ABVP, SDRS, and Secure Pork

SwineCast 1096 Show Notes:

Panel - Producer Experience from the African Swine Fever Functional Exercise

Producer Experience from the African Swine Fever Functional ExerciseProducer Experience from the African Swine Fever Functional Exercise USDA held an African Swine Fever Functional Exercise with 14 pork producing states in late September 2019. Hear from producers that participated in the exercise on their experience, what they learned, and what they changed on their farms as a result [video].

SwineCast 1094, March Update From The Swine Disease Reporting System

SwineCast 1094 Show Notes:
  • This is the March update from the Swine Disease Reporting System. Experts from Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratories of Iowa State University, University of Minnesota, Kansas State, and South Dakota State University, provide a regular update on swine diseases and seasonal issues of importance for producers.
  • In this Swine Disease Reporting System update, Dr. Daniel Linhares, Dr. Giovani Trevisan, and Dr. Edison Magalhaes, chat with special guest Dr. Kent Schwartz from the Iowa State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory.
  • The group discusses the trends of PRRS and PEDv and what they might mean for on farm management.

SwineCast 1093, At The Meeting - Swine Central Nervous System Diseases

SwineCast 1093 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison talks about the increase in the number of reported cases of swine central nervous system diseases.
  • Dr. Montserrat Torremorell (College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), Dr. Gordon Spronk (Pipestone Veterinary Services), and Dr. Tom Wetzell (Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica) are joined by Dr. Bailey Arruda (diagnostic pathologist with Iowa State University's Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory) to discuss viruses and un-resolved problems of the past with central nervous system diseases.

Panel - Foreign Experience with African Swine Fever

Foreign Experience with African Swine FeverForeign Experience with African Swine Fever This panel discussion included presentations from individuals with experience with African Swine Fever in China, Cambodia/Vietnam, and Russia. They shared their experience diagnosing the disease, depopulating farms, cleaning and disinfecting then repopulating [video].

SwineCast 1092, First Hand Experience with African Swine Fever In China

SwineCast 1092 Show Notes:
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