Antibiotics have powerful effects on the composition and structure of the pig’s gut microbiome. These changes are likely linked to changes in the health of both the intestine locally and the host systemically.
The agriculture panel’s farm bill calls for first-year mandatory funding of $150 million for the FMD vaccine bank, $70 million in block grants to the states for disease prevention and $30 million for the National Animal Health Laboratory Network
Blueprint Issue: An overview of gut health and highlight recent research demonstrating how wean age and sex (i.e., being female or male) influence gut development and health throughout the lifetime of the pig.
A Paradigm Shift in Managing Influenza A Virus in Swine is being presented by National Hog Farmer and sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim to take a closer look at the current practices used to manage IAV-S in growing pigs.