Worldwide, pathogens in swine that have received the most research attention include Salmonella, Escherichia coli, influenza, pseudorabies virus and foot-and-mouth disease virus.
The first-of-its-kind survey reveals diversity in producer views on the future frequency of high-consequence foreign animal diseases occurring in the U.S., the dollars-per-pig loss their operation would experience following an outbreak, and the...
A recent study demonstrated efficacy of an inactivated M. hyorhinis vaccine administered to 3-week old caesarian-derived colostrum-deprived piglets.
Sow claw trimming shows benefits for pig performance.
Thomas Livestock Co.’s production manager and sow farms supervisor needed to be convinced that group housing would actually be good for the reproductive females, as the public perceives.
Research Review: Researchers examine floor space allowance for sow housing, trying to find the right balance to maintain animal welfare without compromising sow inventory and total production.
Technology allows swine producers to better monitor their pigs, locate sick animals and determines whether management adjustments.
With continued progress, all farms should be “Presumptive Negative” by the end of March. Cautious eyes fall on April, May and June to see if PEDV reemerges.
Research Review: Further research is needed to investigate approaches to minimizing post-natal temperature decline, particularly for low birth weight piglets.