health & disease

Dr. Barry Kerkaert - Applying Research to Decision Making to Maximize Returns at Pipestone


Applying Research to Decision Making to Maximize Returns at Pipestone - Dr. Barry R. Kerkaert, Director of Grow Finish Management, Pipestone Vet Clinic, from the 2012 Boehringer Ingelheim Swine Health Seminar, August 9 - 11, 2012, Wrightsville Beach, NC, USA.

Dr. Keith Kinsley - A Review of Nursery Scouring


A Review of Nursery Scouring - Dr. Keith Kinsley, Swine Services Manager, Standard Nutritional Services, from the 2012 Boehringer Ingelheim Swine Health Seminar, August 9 - 11, 2012, Wrightsville Beach, NC, USA.

Is There Animal Welfare Consumer Confusion?

Animal Welfare Consumer ConfusionConsumer Views on Animal Welfare Purdue's Dr. Candace Croney recently presented thoughts on sow housing and other welfare issues at the Midwest Pork Conference in Danville, IN. She shares highlights from her presentation and discusses those animal management areas which are overshadowed by the current debate [audio].

SwineCast 0743, At The Meeting Revisits Using Herd Closure To Eliminate PRRSv With Review Of Recent Research

SwineCast 0743 Show Notes:

SwineCast 0743a, Special 'At The Meeting' Preview - Herd Closure For PRRS Control Research Discussion

SwineCast 0743a Show Notes:
  • Previewing the next "At The Meeting" as The Morrison Group revisits herd closure for PRRS control.

Legislation of Antimicrobial Use?

Swine Industry Perspective of the Impacts of the Regulatory EnvironmentRegulating Antimicrobial Resistance? What is the swine industry's perspective on antimicrobial restrictions? Dr. Harry Snelson, American Association of Swine Veterinarians, starts by outlining the difference between legislation and regulation and how that plays a part in the swine industry standards of practice. Dr. Snelson also outlines some of the proposed legislation and what the wording means.

How To Improve Sow Lifetime Productivity

National Pork Board Initiative to Improve Sow Lifetime ProductivitySow Lifetime Productivity Improvements Dr. Chris Hostetler, National Pork Board, over the last year has developed a research plan to look at sow lifetime productivity. The metric has some challenges with many variable ecosystem inputs. With feedback from others in the swine industry, Dr. Hostetler has put in place a plan to understand sow lifetime productivity, how to measure the various factors, and outline a strategic initiative focus on improving lifetime sow productivity.

Playlist: One Health Approach to Antimicrobial Use and Resistance


The 2012 NIAA One Health Approach to Antimicrobial Resistance and Use Symposium, November 13-15, 2012, Columbus, OH, USA.

Is human antimicrobial resistance a result of animal agriculture's use of these important tools? How will current legislative initiatives affect our access and administration? Is there a track record in other countries to guide our decision-making?

Dr. Mary Torrence - NARMS - Surveillance On The Farm


Surveillance On The Farm with the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS) - Dr. Mary Torrence, USDA/ARS, from the 2012 NIAA One Health Approach to Antimicrobial Resistance and Use Symposium, November 13-15, 2012, Columbus, OH, USA.

Dr. George Sundin - Antimicrobial Use in Plant Agriculture


Antimicrobial Use in Plant Agriculture - Dr. George Sundin, Michigan State University, from the 2012 NIAA One Health Approach to Antimicrobial Resistance and Use Symposium, November 13-15, 2012, Columbus, OH, USA.

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