health & disease

Dr. Ken Stalder - Genetic and Management Methods to Improve Reproductive Efficiency in Sows


Genetic and Management Methods to Improve Reproductive Efficiency in Sows - Dr. Ken Stalder, Iowa State University, from the 2012 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, September 15-18, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.

Dr. Michael Dyck - Impact of the Boar on Herd Fertility


Impact of the Boar on Herd Fertility - Dr. Michael Dyck, University of Alberta, from the 2012 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, September 15-18, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.

2012 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference

2012 Leman Swine Conference 2012 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference The annual Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, held September 15-18, in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA, is a showcase gathering of swine practitioners, researchers, and producers joined by affiliated industry to share best practice experience and cutting-edge research. Thanks to the generosity of the University of Minnesota Veterinary Continuing Education team, hundreds of hours of preparation and presentation are distilled here for your review.

There Is Feed Efficiency Science?

Science Underlying Feed Efficiency Science Underlying Feed Efficiency Dr. John Patience, Iowa State University, has been looking at swine feed efficiency for many years [video]. In the last two years he received funding to look at feed efficiency through a multidisciplinary lens, with nutritionists, physiologists, microbiologists, geneticists, and other experts. This expertise have brought together new insights and data that can help address questions about disease susceptibility and growth patterns. Presentation from the 2012 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, September 15-18, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.

Dr. Dave Pyburn - SIV Surveillance and Recent Fair Human Infections


SIV Surveillance and Recent Fair Human Infections - Dr. Dave Pyburn, USDA, APHIS, VS, from the 2012 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, September 15-18, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.

Dr. John Patience - A Critical Look at the Science Underlying Feed Efficiency


A Critical Look at the Science Underlying Feed Efficiency - Dr. John Patience, Iowa State University, from the 2012 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, September 15-18, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.

SwineCast 0731, New Euthanasia Procedures Promise Less Stress

SwineCast 0731 Show Notes:
  • Proper euthanasia practices lessen stress on barn technicians and present a better picture to the public at large. Dr. Tina Widowski, professor of animal and poultry science and the director of the Campbell Centre for Animal Welfare at the University of Guelph, discusses new work with Bruce Cochrane which shows promise on both the scientific and social front.

SwineCast 0729, Looking For Mycoplasma Induced Lameness

SwineCast 0729 Show Notes:
  • Lameness resulting from mycoplasma infection can alter the appearance of your herd as well as your bottom line. The Maschhoffs' Dr. Clayton Johnson discusses what your barn techs will see and what treatment options are available.

SwineCast 0728, Using All The Tools To Manage Your Pigs

SwineCast 0728 Show Notes:

SwineCast 0727, Boehringer Ingelheim Carolina Swine Health Conference Overview

SwineCast 0727 Show Notes:
  • The annual Carolina Swine Health Seminar is enjoyable on a number of fronts and increases in presentation quality over time. This short conversation highlights the scope of the presentations as Dr. John Kolb discusses his take aways. 
  • From the 2012 Boehringer Ingelheim Swine Health Seminar, August 9 - 11, 2012, Wrightsville Beach, NC, USA.
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