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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 1172, At The Meeting - Keeping PRRS 144 Out of Sow Herds

SwineCast 1172 Show Notes:
  • The emergence of PRRS 144 has increased the risks of breaks in sow herds.
  • Dr. Karyn Havas (Pipestone Research) and Dr. Mariana Kikuti (University of Minnesota) join 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) to identify what producers can do to reduce the threat.
  • '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 1171, Update From The Swine Disease Reporting System Number 43

SwineCast 1171 Show Notes:
  • This is the Swine Disease Reporting System update number 43.
  • In this Swine Disease Reporting System update, Dr. Edison Magalhaes, Dr. Giovani Trevisan, and Dr. Daniel Linhares talk about sow longevity with Dr. John Deen.
  • This SwineCast episode shares the most recent report number 43, that can also be found at http://agtoday.us/swine-reports

Steve Lerch - The Bridge to Trust: Understanding Confused Consumers

The Bridge to Trust: Understanding Confused ConsumersThe Bridge to Trust: Understanding Confused Consumers [video], from the 2020 Animal Agriculture Alliance Virtual Stakeholders Summit, Primed & Prepared, April 30 - May 8, 2020, On-line.

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.

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

SwineCast 1167 Show Notes:

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.
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