Connecting the Dots: Animal Health, Well-Being & Productivity - Dr. John Deen, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, from the 2014 Iowa Pork Congress, January 22-23, Des Moines, IA, USA.
Understanding PEDv: Diagnostics, Impacts & Biosecurity - Dr. Butch Baker, Iowa Pork Industry Center, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, from the 2014 Iowa Pork Congress, January 22-23, Des Moines, IA, USA.
Control Procedures Work Dr. Clayton Johnson, The Maschhoffs, shares how they have applied porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) control protocols. Dr. Johnson highlights the measurements and processes used on a regular basis to help sustain the health of their herds.
Building Your Biosecurity Dr. Derald Holtkamp, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, looks at the development of the porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) outbreak investigations. One of the key messages is that biosecurity is a must maintain program in operations. He talks about tactics how to implement and sustain biosecurity.
PRRS Vaccine Research Dr. Jay Calvert, Zoetis, present data on interferon-alpha responses following a porcine reproductive & respiratory syndrome (PRRS) vaccination. Dr. Calvert shares that vaccination of suckling pigs as early as one day old can result in vaccine replication and induction of moderate amount of interferon-alpha.
Controlling Feed to Control PRRS? Dr. Thomas Burkey, University of Nebraska, shares information on two swine nutrition & porcine reproductive & respiratory syndrome (PRRS) related research and what they discovered. Dr. Burkey offers actions operations can be taken with nutrition as it relates to PRRS sick pigs.