health & disease

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

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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.

SwineCast 0726, Antibiotic Use and Legislation from Carolina Swine Health Seminar

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2012 Boehringer Ingelheim North Carolina Swine Health Seminar

Boehringer Ingelheim North Carolina Swine Health Seminar2012 Boehringer Ingelheim North Carolina Swine Health Seminar This conference is a welcome late summer recharge opportunity for growers in the eastern U.S. A full day of outstanding speakers wrapped around a weekend on the beach with family and friends leads to valuable conversations and considerations. Highlights include Laurie Hueneke - on how are pork free trade agreements work plus Dr. Keith Kinsley on nursery enteric diseases and how to manage it.

SwineCast 0722, At The Meeting - Mycoplasma Hyopneumoniae Diagnosis and Treatment

SwineCast 0722 Show Notes:
  • Dr. Bob Morrison from the University of Minnesota assembles an Olympic-caliber team to review what we know about Mycoplasma Hyopneumoniae and why it's important for your health team to get it right... on this special episode of At The Meeting!
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