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Jeff Rusch, Glenn Stolt - Evolution And Change: Preparing For Tomorrow


Evolution And Change: Preparing For Tomorrow - Jeff Rusch, Glenn Stolt, from the 2015 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, September 19-22, 2015, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.

2015 Leman Swine Conference

2015 Leman Swine Conference2015 Leman Swine Conference September 19-22, 2015, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA, focused on various swine health and disease issues and research to help both veterinarians and farm management / staff.

Dr. Chris Braden - Welcome and Opening Comments for the 2015 NIAA Antibiotic Symposium


Welcome and Opening Comments for the 2015 NIAA Antibiotic Symposium - Dr. Chris Braden, Director, Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases; National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), from the 2015 NIAA Antibiotic Symposium - Stewardship: From Metrics to Management, November 3-5, 2015, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

What Is The USDA Strategy On AMR?

USDA Antimicrobial Resistance Strategy - Farm Foundation ResultsFarm Foundation Result Highlights Dr. Larry Granger, Antimicrobial Resistance Program; Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Veterinary Services; U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), describes the USDA antimicrobial resistance strategy from conversations of round tables through the Farm Foundation Public Meetings. Dr. Granger looks at the USDA surveillance, data collection, and analysis action being taken and how it coordinates with the US FDA guidelines. Some of his take aways: There will be some impacts to minor species; veterinarians are concerned about compliance and liability; and measurement of success is a major issue [video].

Dr. Chase Crawford - Actions and Recommendations on Antibiotics from the Universities (APLU) and Colleges of Veterinary Medicine


Actions and Recommendations on Antibiotics from the Universities (APLU) and Colleges of Veterinary Medicine (AAVMC) - Dr. Chase Crawford, Director, Antimicrobial Resistance Initiative, Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges; Association of Public & Land-grant Universities, from the 2015 NIAA Antibiotic Symposium - Stewardship: From Metrics to Management, November 3-5, 2015, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

Dr. Tim Lapara - Stewardship and the Environment - Waste Water Treatment and Antibiotics


Stewardship and the Environment - Waste Water Treatment and Antibiotics - Dr. Tim Lapara, Professor, Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geoengineering, University of Minnesota, from the 2015 NIAA Antibiotic Symposium - Stewardship: From Metrics to Management, November 3-5, 2015, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

Transitioning To Group Sow Housing

Practical Considerations for Adoption of Group Sow HousingChanging The Pig Living Spaces Dr. Chris Rademacher, ISU Swine Extension Veterinarian, gives a practical talk on group sow housing, based on his experiences in transitioning to group housing at Smithfield. He provides info on considerations of the physical space re-construction and how the human and pig work flow changes.

Dr. Tom Fangman - Comparison Of Nursery Pig Behavior Assessed Using Human Observation And Digital-Image Evaluation Methodologies


Comparison Of Nursery Pig Behavior Assessed Using Human Observation And Digital-Image Evaluation Methodologies - Dr. Tom Fangman, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., from the 2015 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, September 19-22, 2015, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.

What is Lawsonia And How Do I Find It?

New Lawsonia Quantitative PCR Test Finding Infected Pigs Dr. Jessica Seate introduces a new quantitative polymerase chain reaction (qPCR) test for the bacteria Lawsonia intracellularis, which can be used to test and identify the bacterial concentration levels of Lawsonia in a sample. Using this information can help swine barn management and staff identify sick pigs and at what level of sickness they are, so as to provide the proper treatment effectively.
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