Health & disease

Updates on Common Industry Audit

Common Industry AuditAligning With Partners Sherrie Webb, Director Animal Welfare, National Pork Board, addresses the Pork Industry Forum producers about the Common Industry Audit. Ms. Webb provides a history on what issues and needs drove the Common Industry Audit creation. Ms. Webb highlights the program elements and the role of the Industry Audit Task Force in the implementation of the processes. Take aways: Audit tools are available for all to use and training is available. Additionally, audits are part of a comprehensive approach to having a quality industry.

You can't inspect your way to freedom or inspect your way to protection

150305_PorkForum_Update_Wagstrom-400w.jpgNational Disease Response Plan Dr. Liz Wagstrom, Chief Veterinarian, National Pork Producers Council, provides an update on the pork emerging diseases response plan. Dr. Wagstrom shares information on the projects others are also doing and how they tie together. One of the key areas of improvement resulting from the outbreak of PEDv was communication consistency and protocol. Dr. Wagstrom also highlights the risk assessments completed, the swine disease matrix development, and the "strengthening the boarders" project.

Dr. Paul Sundberg - Working On Our Preparedness, Producer Update


Working On Our Preparedness, Producer Update - Dr. Paul Sundberg, Science & Technology, National Pork Board, from the 2015 Pork Industry Forum, March 5-7, 2015, San Antonio, TX, USA.

Dr. Liz Wagstrom - Stepping Forward - Emerging Diseases, Producer Update


Stepping Forward - Emerging Diseases, Producer Update - Dr. Liz Wagstrom, Chief Veterinarian, National Pork Producers Council, from the 2015 Pork Industry Forum, March 5-7, 2015, San Antonio, TX, USA.

SwineCast 0855, PUCS and PCV2 - Which Diagnostic Tools Work For You?

SwineCast 0855 Show Notes:

  • Dr. Jessica Seate of Murphy Brown discusses PUCS (Placental Umbilical Cord Serum) as a diagnostic tool for PCV2 and options for managing PCV2 stable herds.

SwineCast 0854, PCV2 Diagnostics and Treatment Options At Cargill

SwineCast 0854 Show Notes:
  • Cargill's Dr. Dave Baumert discusses management of Porcine Circovirus Type 2 and options to consider which managing stable herds.

SwineCast 0853, ATM - PRRS Management Update On 'At The Meeting' - Part 3

SwineCast 0853 Show Notes:
  • At The Meeting returns with part 3 of an update and perspective on PRRS management with Dr. Joe Connor, Carthage Veterinary Service. Dr. Connor discusses leveraging knowledge gained at the local level as the basis for a national control/elimination program.
A National PRRS Program?
2014 National PRRS Symposium - Chicago, IL
PAPERS: SwineCast links to full video presentations

SwineCast 0852, ATM - PRRS Management Update On 'At The Meeting' - Part 2

SwineCast 0852 Show Notes:
  • At The Meeting returns with an update and perspective on PRRS management with Dr. Tim Loula, Swine Vet Center, St. Peter, MN. Dr. Loula brought the idea of local regional control to pork operations. This conversation looks at the specifics of one regional project with respect to PRRS management.
A National PRRS Program?
2014 National PRRS Symposium - Chicago, IL
PAPERS: SwineCast links to full video presentations
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