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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.

SwineCast 1167, Highlights Of The 2021 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference With Dr. Montse Torremorell

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SwineCast 1166, The Squeal on meat tenderness, Part 3: Animal and Carcass Handling

SwineCast 1166 Show Notes:
  • This is part three of a three part series on meat tenderness with Dr. Steven Lonergan (Iowa State University), Brandon Fields (PIC Applied Meat Science Manager), and Dr. Andrzej Sosnicki (PIC Technical Services Director). In this episode the group takes a look at animal handling, standards of practice, and carcass handling.

SwineCast 1165, The Squeal on meat tenderness, Part 2: Tenderness Components

SwineCast 1165 Show Notes:
  • This is part two of a three part series on meat tenderness with Dr. Steven Lonergan (Iowa State University), Brandon Fields (PIC Applied Meat Science Manager), and Dr. Andrzej Sosnicki (PIC Technical Services Director). In this episode the group takes a look at meat tenderness and those management factors that can make a difference in the end product.

SwineCast 1163, Update From The Swine Disease Reporting System Number 42

SwineCast 1163 Show Notes:
  • This is the Swine Disease Reporting System update number 42.
  • In this Swine Disease Reporting System update, Dr. Edison Magalhaes, Dr. Giovani Trevisan, and Dr. Daniel Linhares dive into PRRSv whole-herd monitoring & call for action in grow-finish.
  • This SwineCast episode shares the most recent report number 42, that can also be found at http://agtoday.us/swine-reports

SwineCast 1162, Update From The Swine Disease Reporting System Number 41

SwineCast 1162 Show Notes:
  • This is the Swine Disease Reporting System update number 41.
  • In this Swine Disease Reporting System update, Dr. Edison Magalhaes and Dr. Giovani Trevisan provide an update on SDRS findings with Dr. Montse Torremorell, Professor, Department of Veterinary Population Medicine (VPM) at the University of Minnesota.
  • This SwineCast episode shares the most recent report number 41, that can also be found at http://agtoday.us/swine-reports

SwineCast 1159, At The Meeting - Influenza Elimination Requires Several Interventions

SwineCast 1159 Show Notes:
  • 'At The Meeting' Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison has a conversation around research that has uncovered how multiple protocols are needed for effective elimination of influenza.
  • The ATM hosts (Dr. Montserrat Torremorell - College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, Dr. Gordon Spronk - Pipestone Veterinary Services, and Dr. Tom Wetzell - Swine Veterinary Consultant), along with guests Dr. Gustavo Lopez (University of Minnesota) and Dr. Cameron Schmitt (Pipestone Veterinary Services), discuss new insights into this challenging disease.
  • '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 1158, 2021 World Pork Expo: NutriQuest Shares How Fractional Financial and Leadership Services Help You Grow

SwineCast 1158 Show Notes:
  • From the 2021 World Pork Expo, NutriQuest's Casey Westphalen and Steve Weiss highlight how they work with pork operations to help them grow and improve their bottom line.

How is Zinpro Tackling Nutrition Performance?

Zinpro - Minor Changes In Nutrition = Major Impacts On PerformanceZinpro - Minor Changes In Nutrition = Major Impacts On Performance Sow performance metrics such as pigs per litter, birth and weaning weight, and lactation feed intake are all key indicators for a sow’s ability to produce robust piglets. Positive metrics add up to better-performing pigs and higher profits for producers. Swine producers can make minor adjustments that can pay off in major ways when they customize their feed and nutrition program with performance trace minerals. From the 2021 World Pork Expo, June 9 - 11, 2021, Des Moines, IA, USA [video].

SwineCast 1156, 2021 World Pork Expo: NPPC Public Policy Priorities

SwineCast 1156 Show Notes:
  • From the 2021 World Pork Expo, the NPPC officers and senior staff address the industry’s public policy priorities. The panel includes Jen Sorenson (NPPC President), Terry Wolters (NPPC President-Elect), Scott Hays (NPPC Vice President), Neil Dierks (NPPC CEO), Nick Giordano (NPPC VP and Counsel, Global Government Affairs), and Dr. Liz Wagstrom (NPPC Chief Veterinarian).
  • Some of the group addressed African Swine Fever issues, the pork line speed rule, and California's Farm Animal Confinement Initiative (also known as Prop 12).
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