WPX2012

Food Supply Chains Secure?

Secure Pork Supply Plan How Secure Is Our Food Supply Chain? If Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) were to appear in the US, what would farmers, ranchers, and business do? This presentation reviews the Secure Pork Supply Plan, who is involved, what needs to be done, and how producers need to develop their biosecurity plans [video]? Related: Secure Milk Supply Project Update - An update on the status of the Secure Milk Supply Project supplemental to ongoing Foot and Mouth Disease prevention and response planning with Dr. Pam Hullinger, currently with UC-Davis Department of Veterinary Medicine and Epidemiology [audio].

SwineCast 0734, Feeding For 30 From Land O Lakes Purina Feeds

SwineCast 0734 Show Notes:
  • Land O Lakes Purina Feeds is creating a learning space for pork producers to reach 30 pigs/sow/year on a regular basis.  The Feeding For 30 program includes nutrition, information and case studies, as related by Elena Lindemann, lactating livestock marketing director.

Respiratory Diseases Economic Impacts

Economic Impact of Respiratory Diseases on Production Farms Are There Economic Impacts? What is the economic impact of swine respiratory diseases? Dr. John Waddell, Professional Services Veterinarian, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., shares information on the economic outcomes of the diseases, and a 5 step process to discover, understand, and take action on handling these diseases based upon the farm's management goals [video].

SwineCast 0717, North American PRRS Status Update - Part 2

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SwineCast 0716, North American PRRS Status Update - Part 1

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How Can PRRS Be Taken Out?

PRRS regional elimination - procedures for taking PRRS out of the breeding herd
Taking PRRS Out of the Breeding Herd PRRSv costs US swine industry $664M. With this level of impact on the economics of pork production, much effort has gone into understanding the disease and how best to eliminate the virus. Bob Morrison, D.V.M., University of Minnesota, shares procedures for taking PRRS out of the breeding herd and presents data as to the effectiveness of these procedures [video].

Grain in Bottles or Feed?

Economic Grain Situation and Outlook
What is it with the Grain Situation? I am NOT opposed to ethanol. I do prefer it aged in oaken barrels or pretty glass bottles! sums up how Dr. Meyers feels about corn used in ethanol. This presentation (with lots of charts for the data included) shares some other thoughts about the markets, grain, and the future of animal feed [video].

Dr. John Waddell - Economic Impact of Respiratory Diseases on Production Farms - PIP


Economic Impact of Respiratory Diseases on Production Farms - Dr. John Waddell, Professional Services Veterinarian, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., from the 2012 World Pork Expo, June 6-8, Des Moines, Iowa, USA.

Dr. Darin Madson - PCV2 In-Utero Transfer Results in Viremic Neonates and the Role of Vaccination - PIP


PCV2 In-Utero Transfer Results in Viremic Neonates and the Role of Vaccination - Dr. Darin Madson, Assistant Professor of Pathology, Iowa State University, from the 2012 World Pork Expo, June 6-8, Des Moines, Iowa, USA.

Dr. Greg Cline - 3FLEX - Approved for Single Dose Administration - PIP


3FLEX - Approved for Single Dose Administration - Dr. Greg Cline, Swine Technical Manager, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., from the 2012 World Pork Expo, June 6-8, Des Moines, Iowa, USA.

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