PEDV As A Test Dr. Tim Snider boldly points out that PEDV is a warning shot for national biosecurity and foreign animal disease preparedness and response. He shares this presentations as a way to spur people to awareness. That PEDV has occurred is actually a good test for businesses to review and update their business continuity plans. Dr. Snider highlights some of the experiences people have had with communication with PEDV.
PEDV-Warning Shot for National Biosecurity and Foreign Animal Disease Preparedness and Response - Dr. Tim Snider, Veterinary Population Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, from the 2013 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, September 14-17, 2013, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.
Chair of the Canadian Swine Health Board, Florian Possberg, discusses current Canadian Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV) situation with Farmscape.ca's Bruce Cochrane and looks at the potential for addiitonal problems this winter.
Assistant Vice-President of Communications with the National Pork Board, Cindy Cunningham shared crisis planning tools with producers at the recent Carthage Swine Vet Service annual conference. I talked with her about the tools and what producers need to know to start their individualized planning process.
2013 Boehringer Ingelheim North Carolina Swine Health Seminar The 2013 Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV) discovery process continues and a detailed update kicked off the 2013 Boehringer Ingelheim Carolina Swine Health Conference, featuring Iowa State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory’s Darin Madson. Also noted are the presentations on the Infection Chain Concept offered by Dr. Eduardo Fano. From the 2013 Boehringer Ingelheim Swine Health Seminar, August 16-18, 2013, Wrightsville Beach, NC, USA.
Doors are officially open at Fair Oaks Pig Adventure in northern Indiana. This brave, new foray into transparent production is greeting thousands of consumers with questions and answers on how and why we do what we do. It's a must see if you're headed south out of Chicago on interstate 65. These comments come to you from the Grand Opening Celebration!
Rotavirus Update: Pathogen, Diagnostics, Immunity and Prevention - Dr. Darin Madson, Iowa State University, Veterinary Diagnostic Lab, from the 2013 Boehringer Ingelheim Swine Health Seminar, August 16-18, 2013, Wrightsville Beach, NC, USA.
Variability in the Principal Determinants of Cost of Production for Pigs and the DDGS - Bacon Quality Dilemma - Dr. Dennis DiPietre, KnowledgeVentures, LLC, from the 2013 Boehringer Ingelheim Swine Health Seminar, August 16-18, 2013, Wrightsville Beach, NC, USA.