Health & disease

SwineCast 1122, The Squeal on Day One Pig Care, Part 1: Critical Key Indicators For Good Day One Pig Care

SwineCast 1122 Show Notes:
  • This is part one of a multi part series on day one pig care. Steve Horton (Sow Farm Supervisor for Thomas Livestock), Kendall Weger (PIC Global Technical Services ), and Pedro Mosqueira (PIC Technical Services) talk about the some of the key indicators and actions required for that first day of piglet care.

SwineCast 1121, August Update From The Swine Disease Reporting System

SwineCast 1121 Show Notes:
  • This is the August update from the Swine Disease Reporting System. Experts from Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratories of Iowa State University, University of Minnesota, Kansas State, and South Dakota State University, provide a regular update on swine diseases and seasonal issues of importance for producers.
  • In this Swine Disease Reporting System update, Dr. Daniel Linhares and Dr. Giovani Trevisan discuss with special guests Dr. Roger Main (Iowa State University) and Dr. Jerry Torrison (University of Minnesota) the background to bring consistency to the data generated from all the veterinary diagnostic laboratories. The groups also reviews the PRRSv data and trends observed.
  • This SwineCast episode shares the most recent report for August 2020, that can also be found at http://agtoday.us/swine-reports

SwineCast 1120, July Update From The Swine Disease Reporting System

SwineCast 1120 Show Notes:
  • This is the July update from the Swine Disease Reporting System. Experts from Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratories of Iowa State University, University of Minnesota, Kansas State, and South Dakota State University, provide a regular update on swine diseases and seasonal issues of importance for producers.
  • In this Swine Disease Reporting System update, Dr. Daniel Linhares and Dr. Giovani Trevisan provide some behind the scenes look at how the system works, who its for, and what analysis takes place to produce the monthly reports.
  • This SwineCast episode shares the most recent report for July 2020, that can also be found at http://agtoday.us/swine-reports

SwineCast 1119, At The Meeting - Influenza, Interpreting The News From China

SwineCast 1119 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison hears from Dr. Marie Culhane, Professor of Veterinary Population Medicine at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Culhane joins the At The Meeting team to talk about a recent scientific paper on influenza that set off alarm bells worldwide. The paper characterized a known swine influenza strain previously found in China and Europe.
  • Dr. Culhane, along with Dr. Montserrat Torremorell (College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), Dr. Gordon Spronk (Pipestone Veterinary Services), and Dr. Tom Wetzell (Swine Veterinary Consultant), review the findings of recent research of influenza viruses, testing, immunity, and vaccines. They also discuss how our experience with influenza is similar and different from the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
  • 'At the Meeting', Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison is a podcast sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc. and is focused on the the most recent topics in swine health and production.

SwineCast 1115, June Update From The Swine Disease Reporting System

SwineCast 1115 Show Notes:
  • This is the June update from the Swine Disease Reporting System. Experts from Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratories of Iowa State University, University of Minnesota, Kansas State, and South Dakota State University, provide a regular update on swine diseases and seasonal issues of importance for producers.
  • In this Swine Disease Reporting System update, Dr. Daniel Linhares, Dr. Giovani Trevisan, and Dr. Edison Magalhaes chat with special guest Dr. Emily Byers, Prestage Farms, Inc., about PRRS, PRRS activity, and European PRRS.
  • This SwineCast episode shares the most recent report for June 2020, that can also be found at http://agtoday.us/swine-reports

SwineCast 1114, At The Meeting - COVID-19 Creating Long-lasting Effects On Swine Industry

SwineCast 1114 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison hears from Mark Greenwood, Chief Diversified Markets Officer with Compeer Financial, on the impact Coronavirus / COVID-19 is having on the business of pork.
  • Dr. Montserrat Torremorell (College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), Dr. Gordon Spronk (Pipestone Veterinary Services), and Dr. Tom Wetzell (Swine Veterinary Consultant), learn from Greenwood that the Coronavirus / COVID-19-driven unpredictability and volatility in pig markets has left the industry confused and perhaps paralyzed. Greenwood predicts another wave of industry consolidations.
  • Mr. Greenwood is the latest guest on the 15th episode in a series of Leaders Leading recordings produced by the 'At The Meeting' team. Future editions will highlight insights and perspectives from leaders within the swine industry.
  • 'At the Meeting', Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison is a podcast sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc. and is focused on the the most recent topics in swine health and production.

Improving The Management Of Pigs

Farmera: A New Generation Of Farm ManagementFarmera: A New Generation Of Farm Management From the 2020 American Association of Swine Veterinarians in Atlanta, Georgia, Dr. Jens Kjaer with Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc. shares some thoughts on Farmera as a technology platform to help improve the management of pigs [video].

SwineCast 1113, At The Meeting - State Veterinarians And The COVID-19 Response

SwineCast 1113 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison learns from Dr. Beth Thompson, Executive Director of the Minnesota Board of Animal Health, about how state veterinarians are helping producers through the Coronavirus / COVID-19 pandemic challenges.
  • Dr. Montserrat Torremorell (College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), Dr. Gordon Spronk (Pipestone Veterinary Services), and Dr. Tom Wetzell (Swine Veterinary Consultant), learn how state veterinarians' roles have had to quickly adapt to helping people at all levels of government and business understand and work through pandemic challenges.
  • Dr. Thompson is the latest guest on the 14th episode in a series of Leaders Leading recordings produced by the 'At The Meeting' team. Future editions will highlight insights and perspectives from leaders within the swine industry.
  • 'At the Meeting', Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison is a podcast sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc. and is focused on the the most recent topics in swine health and production.

SwineCast 1112, At The Meeting - COVID-19's Impact on China's Swine Industry

SwineCast 1112 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison hears from Dr. Duan Lianmao and Art Xue of Riverstone Farms about COVID-19's impact on China's swine industry.
  • Dr. Montserrat Torremorell (College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), Dr. Gordon Spronk (Pipestone Veterinary Services), and Dr. Tom Wetzell (Swine Veterinary Consultant), learn about the cultural and production aspects of living with COVID-19 in China.
  • Dr. Duan Lianmao and Art Xue are the latest guests on the thirteenth in a series of Leaders Leading recordings produced by the 'At The Meeting' team. Future editions will highlight insights and perspectives from leaders within the swine industry.
  • 'At the Meeting', Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison is a podcast sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc. and is focused on the the most recent topics in swine health and production.

SwineCast 1111, At The Meeting - The US Government's Response To COVID-19's Agricultural Impacts

SwineCast 1111 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison hears from Rep. Collin Peterson, Minnesota's 7th Congressional district and Chair of the House Agriculture Committee, about the current U.S. Government's efforts to help pork producers during the Coronavirus / COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Dr. Montserrat Torremorell (College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), Dr. Gordon Spronk (Pipestone Veterinary Services), and Dr. Tom Wetzell (Swine Veterinary Consultant), learn about Peterson's priorities for near-term assistance, and ways to ensure a speedier, more effective governmental response to the next agricultural crisis event.
  • Rep. Peterson is the latest guest on the twelfth in a series of Leaders Leading recordings produced by the 'At The Meeting' team. Future editions will highlight insights and perspectives from leaders within the swine industry.
  • 'At the Meeting', Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison is a podcast sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc. and is focused on the the most recent topics in swine health and production.
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