Management

SwineCast 1183, The Squeal on Feed Efficiency + Barn Design, Part 1: Degree And Direction Of Genetic Efforts

SwineCast 1183 Show Notes:
  • Sometimes it's good to step back and take a look at trend lines. What's happened in efficiency and productivity and how should that affect our facility design for today and the future?
  • Joining us for part one in this three part series to talk about the degree and direction of genetic efforts are Dr. Saskia Bloemhof (PIC leader of the North and Latin America Genetic Services team), Nat Stas (PIC technical services specialist), and special guest Dr. Mark Knauer (North Carolina State Swine Extension Specialist).

SwineCast 1181, Predictive Modeling Tools To Assess Risks Of African Swine Fever In Colombia

SwineCast 1181 Show Notes:
  • From the 2021 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, Mario Peña with PorkColombia, shares an update on PorkColombia's approach to understanding and monitoring African Swine Fever risks within the country of Colombia.

SwineCast 1176, How Zinpro's Water Soluble Zinc Products Help Swine Health

SwineCast 1176 Show Notes:
  • From the 2021 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, Dr. Wes Schweer shares how health challenged pigs can benefit by using Zinpro's water soluble zinc products.

SwineCast 1175, At The Meeting - The U.S. Swine Health Improvement Plan

SwineCast 1175 Show Notes:
  • The At The Meeting team sits down with two organizers of the U.S. Swine Health Improvement Plan (USSHIP) to discuss its benefits and why it is necessary.
  • Dr. Rodger Main and Dr. Tyler Holck, both of Iowa State University, talk with the ATM team [Dr. Montserrat Torremorell (College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), Dr. Gordon Spronk (Pipestone Veterinary Services), and Dr. Tom Wetzell (Swine Veterinary Consultant)] about USSHIP and how it is part of a national African Swine Fever (ASF) strategy for U.S. pork producers and that it could offer a valuable structure to return the industry to normal trade following a foreign animal disease outbreak [audio].
  • 'At the Meeting', Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison is a podcast sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc. In each episode, veterinarians and other swine experts join the podcast to discuss the most recent topics in swine health and production.

SwineCast 1174, At The Meeting - Vaccine Dose, Timing Matters in a PRRS Fight

SwineCast 1174 Show Notes:
  • If a modified live vaccine is one of your weapons against a significant PRRS break, using the labeled dose at the right time is critical. Yet this science-based fact is not always followed.
  • Dr. Mike Roof, Iowa State University, talks with the ATM team [Dr. Montserrat Torremorell (College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), Dr. Gordon Spronk (Pipestone Veterinary Services), and Dr. Tom Wetzell (Swine Veterinary Consultant)] about why proper dosing of PRRS vaccines is so important in reducing the impact of a PRRS break [audio].
  • 'At the Meeting', Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison is a podcast sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc. In each episode, veterinarians and other swine experts join the podcast to discuss the most recent topics in swine health and production.

SwineCast 1173, The Squeal on Best Wean to Finish Practices, Part 3: Proper Environment And Stocking Density

SwineCast 1173 Show Notes:
  • This is part three of a three part series looking at best wean to finish practices with Dr. Will López (PIC Wean to Finish Technical Services Specialist), Isaiah Spath (PIC Wean to Finish Techical Services), and Lance Barton (Belstra V.P. of Pig Production & Genetic Services). This episode wraps the series with a conversation on the importance of well managed wean to finish operations as we look at proper environment and stocking density.

SwineCast 1170, The Squeal on Best Wean to Finish Practices, Part 2: Site Preparation

SwineCast 1170 Show Notes:
  • This is part two of a three part series looking at best wean to finish practices with Dr. Will López (PIC Wean to Finish Technical Services Specialist), Isaiah Spath (PIC Wean to Finish Techical Services), and Lance Barton (Belstra V.P. of Pig Production & Genetic Services). This episode looks at site preparation.

SwineCast 1169, The Squeal on Best Wean to Finish Practices, Part 1: Tools To Help Transition and Grow Out

SwineCast 1169 Show Notes:
  • This is part one of a three part series looking at best wean to finish practices with Dr. Will López (PIC Wean to Finish Technical Services Specialist), Isaiah Spath (PIC Wean to Finish Techical Services), and Lance Barton (Belstra V.P. of Pig Production & Genetic Services). This episode looks at incoming weaned pigs and a new tool to help you manage the transition and grow out.

Ready? Foreign Animal Disease Preparedness

Foreign Animal Disease PreparednessForeign Animal Disease Preparedness Dr. Patrick Webb, National Pork Board, provides an update on the actions all farm operations should be doing to be vigilant, observant, and ready when a foreign animal disease happens on their farm [video].

SwineCast 1168, At The Meeting - Persistent PRRS in Finishing Pigs Raises Concerns

SwineCast 1168 Show Notes:
  • Various PRRS strains, including 144 lineage C, remain dangerously active in the Midwest pig production belt, despite a hot, dry summer.
  • Three veterinarians describe what they are seeing and doing to reverse PRRS-driven losses. Dr. Deb Murray (New Fashion Pork), Dr. Kat Wood (Christensen Farms), and Dr. Ryan Strobel (Swine Vet Center), have a lively and timely discussion with the The ATM team (Dr. Montserrat Torremorell - College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, Dr. Gordon Spronk - Pipestone Veterinary Services, and Dr. Tom Wetzell - Swine Veterinary Consultant).
  • 'At the Meeting', Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison is a podcast sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc. In each episode, veterinarians and other swine experts join the podcast to discuss the most recent topics in swine health and production.
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