health & disease

What Is Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus In North America?

Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus In North AmericaPEDv & Diagnostic Labs Keeping Up Dr. Phil Gauger, Iowa State University, shares historical perspective on porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv) and the changes that specific disease brought to the Iowa State University Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine Laboratories. Dr. Gauger suggests that it is key to continue the collaborative efforts amongst the wide swine ecosystem participants if diseases like PEDv are to be eliminated.

Using Area Regional Control Idea On PEDv

IMAGETITLEApplying Diseases Principles Dr. Noel Garbes, Bethany Swine Health Services, provides historical perspective on the Northern Illinois Area Regional Control (ARC) project. Dr. Garbes also highlights how the ARC project is utilized in better understanding Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDv). Dr. Garbes shares several principles that were formed during the Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus (PRRSv) and how they are being utilized in a broad approach to swine diseases.

2014 World Pork Expo

2014 World Pork Expo2014 World Pork Expo, June 4 - 6, 2014, Des Moines, IA, USA, provided updates on Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDv), economics & global trade, plus management and production tools for operation staff to use.

Dr. Noel Garbes - Utilizing PRRS Area Regional Control for PEDv


Utilizing PRRS Area Regional Control for PEDv - Dr. Noel Garbes, Bethany Swine Health Services, from the 2014 World Pork Expo, June 4 - 6, 2014, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Dr. Dale Polson - What PED is Saying... But Are We Listening?


What PED is Saying... But Are We Listening? - Dr. Dale Polson, DVM, Boehringer Ingelheim, from the 2014 World Pork Expo, June 4 - 6, 2014, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Dr. Erin Johnson - The Success of the Area Regional Control Concept


The Success of the Area Regional Control Concept - Dr. Erin Johnson, DVM, Boehringer Ingelheim Technical Manager, from the 2014 World Pork Expo, June 4 - 6, 2014, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Dr. Phil Gauger - Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus In North America


Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus In North America - Dr. Phil Gauger, DVM, PhD, Iowa State University, from the 2014 World Pork Expo, June 4 - 6, 2014, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Consumers & Pig Pain Points

Pork Pain ManagementUnderstanding Pain Dr. Monique Pairis-Garcia, Iowa State University, and Dr. Anna Johnson Butters, Iowa State University, provide information on the science of pain in animals. In pork production there is concern from consumers about the practices of tail docking and castration. To understand the issue, there needs to be a body of knowledge about the practices and what they mean for pigs.

How Can You Get Better Pigs?

Reproductive Decision TreeBetter Swine Reproduction Tools Dr. Don Levis, Levis Worldwide Swine Consultancy, updates producers on the National Swine Reproduction Guide, its use, and how it works as a troubleshooting and management tool.

Bill Winkelman - Safe Pig Handling


Safe Pig Handling - Bill Winkelman, National Pork Board, from the 2014 World Pork Expo, June 4 - 6, 2014, Des Moines, IA, USA.

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