health & disease

Dr. Derald Holtkamp - What are minimum testing standards for sow herds


What are minimum testing standards for sow herds - Dr. Derald Holtkamp, Iowa State University, from the 2011 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, September 17-20, 2011, St Paul, MN USA.

Dr. John Patience - Water quality issues in pork production


Water quality issues in pork production - Dr. John Patience, Iowa State University, from the 2011 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, September 17-20, 2011, St Paul, MN USA.

2011 Leman Swine Conference

2011 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference 2011 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference - This annual conference, held September 17-20, 2011, St Paul, MN, is a unique gathering for many industry leaders. While speakers enjoy sharing 'Leman Moments', the top-notch presentations help bridge the gap from producer to practitioner.

Dr. George Foxcroft - Essential Links in a Successful Breeding Management Program


Genes, gametes and gestation outcomes: essential links in a successful breeding management program - Dr. George Foxcroft, University of Alberta, Edmonton, from the 2011 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, September 17-20, 2011, St Paul, MN USA.

Dr. Peter Davies - Pathogens in the Twilight Zone


Pathogens in the Twilight Zone: Update on emerging disease issues with implications for the pork industry - Dr. Peter Davies, University of Minnesota, from the 2011 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, September 17-20, 2011, St Paul, MN USA.

Dr. Montserrat Torremorell - What should we do about flu?


What should we do about flu? - Dr. Montserrat Torremorell, University of Minnesota, presenting the Hanson Lecture, from the 2011 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, September 17-20, 2011, St Paul, MN USA.

Large Operation Odor Management Technology

odor The University of Missouri awarded the $50,000 Mizzou Advantage grant to Dr. Teng Teeh Lim to develop a computer model as a tool to help large producers understand the amount of their emissions and what they can do to address odor or emission issues.
"Measurement of emissions in the field can be very costly, very tedious to conduct and requires such hard work, set up and equipment maintenance for forever changing pollutants and exhaust from such facilities," Dr. Teng Teeh Lim [University of Missouri Extension researcher] said.
The computer model will be available on line late in 2011.

Can Mycoplasma Diagnostics Be Improved?

Mycoplasma Diagnostics
Audio via SwineCast.com

Dr. Erin Strait, Iowa State University, shares what we should expect from Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae (M. hyo.) diagnostics today and what the future may hold.
Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae is a bug that is a challenge to detect in live pigs.

Boehringer Ingelheim Opens New Viral Research Facility


Boehringer Ingelheim Opens New Viral Research Facility, August 24, 2011, Sioux Center, Iowa, USA.

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