SwineCast 1205, Update From The Swine Disease Reporting System Number 53 – Dr. Fernando Bortolozzo

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  • The Swine Disease Reporting System team features special guest Dr. Fernando Bortolozzo (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – Brazil) for an important discussion about pre-weaning mortality, United States compared to Latin America, the Importance of day 1 care, cross-fostering, and colostrum intake, and actions to improve pre-weaning mortality.
  • This SwineCast episode shares the most recent report number 53, that can also be found at http://agtoday.us/swine-reports.

SwineCast 1204, Update From The Swine Disease Reporting System Number 52 – Dr. Guilherme Cezar

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  • The Swine Disease Reporting System team chats with special guest Dr. Guilherme Cezar about new features and next steps for the Swine Disease Reporting System. They also review increased PEDV activity among the US states, and PRRSV activity in the US, looking at lineages and regional spikes.
  • This SwineCast episode shares the most recent report number 52, that can also be found at http://agtoday.us/swine-reports.

SwineCast 1203, At The Meeting – New PRRS Challenges Require Changes

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  • New challenges from PRRS virus strains in Spain and the U.S. require changes in human behavior. Reviewing a portfolio of biosecurity interventions and prioritizing those that are most practical and effective is critical.
  • These and other PRRS recommendations are featured in the At The Meeting team’s conversation with Dr. Carles Vilalta (Institute of AgriFood Research and Technology in Spain), and with Dr. Cesar Corzo (University of Minnesota).
  • On ‘At the Meeting’, Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison are Dr. Montserrat Torremorell (College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), Dr. Gordon Spronk (Pipestone Veterinary Services), and Dr. Tom Wetzell (Swine Veterinary Consultant), and is a podcast sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc. In each episode, veterinarians and other swine experts join the podcast to discuss the most recent topics in swine health and production.

SwineCast 1202, At The Meeting – Russian Pig Production Grows

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  • Economic sanctions have sparked expansion of Russian pork production to the point where export to China is likely. The At the Meeting team learns about Russia’s swine industry with Brad Heron, director of pork operations for Cherkizovo, one of Russia’s leading protein production companies.
  • On ‘At the Meeting’, Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison are Dr. Montserrat Torremorell (College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), Dr. Gordon Spronk (Pipestone Veterinary Services), and Dr. Tom Wetzell (Swine Veterinary Consultant), and is a podcast sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc. In each episode, veterinarians and other swine experts join the podcast to discuss the most recent topics in swine health and production.

SwineCast 1197, At The Meeting – Getting Organized For African Swine Fever

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  • Planning and preparing for African swine fever’s arrival in the United States can feel overwhelming. To sort through it all and avoid fatigue, the National Pork Producers Council and National Pork Board have formed a working group charged with coordinating the work. The At the Meeting team learns what producers can expect when they talk with Dr. Jeremy Pittman, veterinarian with Smithfield Hog Production.
  • On ‘At the Meeting’, Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison are Dr. Montserrat Torremorell (College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), Dr. Gordon Spronk (Pipestone Veterinary Services), and Dr. Tom Wetzell (Swine Veterinary Consultant), and is a podcast sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc. In each episode, veterinarians and other swine experts join the podcast to discuss the most recent topics in swine health and production.

SwineCast 1196, At The Meeting – Producing Pigs In A War Zone

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  • The At The Meeting team learns about how pork production for some producers in Ukraine is rebounding, while, for others, their livelihood remains disrupted. Listen in as the ATM team talks with Oksana Yurchenko, president of the Association of Ukrainian Pig Breeders. Ms. Yurchenko is hopeful that production can get back to normal but there are many challenges.
  • On ‘At the Meeting’, Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison are Dr. Montserrat Torremorell (College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), Dr. Gordon Spronk (Pipestone Veterinary Services), and Dr. Tom Wetzell (Swine Veterinary Consultant), and is a podcast sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc. In each episode, veterinarians and other swine experts join the podcast to discuss the most recent topics in swine health and production.