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2008 Iowa Pork Congress: Sow Housing: Is it as Simple as Changing Lanes?

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Sow Housing: Is it as Simple as Changing Lanes? WMV File

This seminar will focus on issues related to sow housing--1) Is it really about animal welfare, 2) Does the science support changing lanes, 3) Why it isn't as simple as moving sows from individual stalls to group pens, and 4) Are we really ready to change.

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By Janeen Salak-Johnson, University of Illinois

2008 NIAA Annual Meeting Animal Care and Well-Being Conference Material

2008 NIAA Annual Meeting on Animal Care and Well-Being, April 1 - 3, 2008, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.



Conference audio from several speaker presentations.

2008 Banff Pork Seminar: Dr. Julie Menard’s practical PRRS experience and treatment

Dr. Julie Menard’s practical experience and treatment of PRRS in her operation.

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2007 Leman Conference: Dr. Edgar Diaz, CircoFLEX Summit Report

CircoFLEX Summit Report, 2007 Leman Conference

2007 Leman Conference: John Kolb, Study on adverse reactions following circovirus vaccine injections

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2007 Leman Conference: John Kolb, Ingelvac CircoFLEX commercial system comparative efficacy

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2007 Leman Conference: Francois Cardinal, finishing mortality in a system using different PCV2 vaccination protocols.

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WPX2007: John Kolb, DVM talks the Monitoring Assignment for Global Insight of Circovirus (MAGIC) study



According to John Kolb, DVM, professional services veterinarian for BIVI, the Monitoring Assignment for Global Insight of Circovirus (MAGIC) study provided a unique opportunity to extensively examine the gross clinical effects of PCVAD on pigs during the periods of peak mortality within the participating production system. “More importantly, the clinical animals with concurrent disease infections generally had more PCV2 antigen and lesions associated with concurrent disease process than those with non-concurrent infections.”
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