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Coronaviruses From Around The World

Dr. Dick Hesse - Recent Emergence of Swine Coronaviruses in North AmericaWhat Is Theirs May Become What Is Ours Dr. Dick Hesse, K-State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, looks at the recent emergence of swine coronaviruses, from a virologist’s perspective. Dr. Hesse looks at several coronaviruses from across the world and what they are characteristically doing. Dr. Hesse says "What is theirs will be ours", taking aim at the fact that viruses are global and do not know about political boarders. Surveillance needs to be developed and include pathway analysis.

How Does PEDv Spread?

Dr. Andres Perez - Spatial Epidemiology of PED VirusSpatial Approach To Understanding PEDv Dr. Andres Perez, University of Minnesota, Associate Professor, aims to use mapping (spatial and temporal) to help better understand porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv) and how it might spread. Dr. Perez shows there were areas and times at highest risk for disease and that disease spread on specific directions.

Dr. Andres Perez - Spatial Epidemiology of PED Virus


Spatial Epidemiology of PED Virus - Dr. Andres Perez, University of Minnesota, Associate Professor, Veterinary Population Medicine, from the 2014 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, September 15-16, 2014, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.

Dr. Dick Hesse - Recent Emergence of Swine Coronaviruses in North America


Recent Emergence of Swine Coronaviruses in North America - Dr. Dick Hesse, Director of Diagnostic Virology, K-State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, from the 2014 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, September 15-16, 2014, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.

SwineCast 0835, Regulations Choking Industry Growth Requires Business Teamwork

SwineCast 0835 Show Notes:
  • Manitoba Pork is reaching out to other businesses for support in the face of uncertain regulation and plummeting provincial pork production.  Bruce Cochrane talks with Karl Kynoch about the regulatory climate's impact and steps toward resolution.

Are Your Ready On The Economic Front?

Markets, Economic Situation, and OutlookEconomic Theory in Practice Dr. Steve Meyer, Paragon Economics, bring out the state of economics and how it applies to pork production and the related ecosystem of inputs and outputs. Dr. Meyer's presentation contains depth for anyone needing the details, yet his presentation offers the highlights in usable chunks.

SwineCast 0833, Are You Listening To What PED Is Saying?

SwineCast 0833 Show Notes:
  • The advent of PEDV in U.S. herds has some producers on their heels while others are using the calamity as an opportunity to 'up their game'.  Dr. Dale Polson of Boehringer Ingelheim notes PED illuminated weakness in our surveillance systems and suggests a new world-view of data streams and potential health issues.
  • Link to Dr. Polson's video presentation at World Pork Expo.

SwineCast 0831, SwineCast Videos Available Via Youtube

SwineCast 0831 Show Notes:
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