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.

SwineCast 1193, At The Meeting – Evolution of Mycoplasma Elimination

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  • The ATM team and guests provide insights into achieving Mycoplasma elimination at the system level, and the lessons these experiences might have for other swine diseases. Joining the ATM team are Dr. Paul Yeske (Swine Vet Center) and Dr. Maria Pieters (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 1185, At The Meeting – Leadership in 2022

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  • Challenges abound for the swine industry in 2022, with staffing shortages, COVID impacts, foreign and domestic disease threats, and all the external demands for alternative production practices.
  • Glenn Stolt, president and CEO of Christensen Farms, joins with the ‘At The Meeting’ team to provide his perspective on the opportunities for engaged leadership [audio].
  • 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 1175, At The Meeting – The U.S. Swine Health Improvement Plan

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  • The At The Meeting team sits down with two organizers of the U.S. Swine Health Improvement Plan (USSHIP) to discuss its benefits and why it is necessary.
  • Dr. Rodger Main and Dr. Tyler Holck, both of Iowa State University, talk with the ATM team [Dr. Montserrat Torremorell (College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), Dr. Gordon Spronk (Pipestone Veterinary Services), and Dr. Tom Wetzell (Swine Veterinary Consultant)] about USSHIP and how it is part of a national African Swine Fever (ASF) strategy for U.S. pork producers and that it could offer a valuable structure to return the industry to normal trade following a foreign animal disease outbreak [audio].
  • ‘At the Meeting’, Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison 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 1174, At The Meeting – Vaccine Dose, Timing Matters in a PRRS Fight

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  • If a modified live vaccine is one of your weapons against a significant PRRS break, using the labeled dose at the right time is critical. Yet this science-based fact is not always followed.
  • Dr. Mike Roof, Iowa State University, talks with the ATM team [Dr. Montserrat Torremorell (College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), Dr. Gordon Spronk (Pipestone Veterinary Services), and Dr. Tom Wetzell (Swine Veterinary Consultant)] about why proper dosing of PRRS vaccines is so important in reducing the impact of a PRRS break [audio].
  • ‘At the Meeting’, Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison 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 1172, At The Meeting – Keeping PRRS 144 Out of Sow Herds

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  • The emergence of PRRS 144 has increased the risks of breaks in sow herds.
  • Dr. Karyn Havas (Pipestone Research) and Dr. Mariana Kikuti (University of Minnesota) join The ATM team (Dr. Montserrat Torremorell – College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, Dr. Gordon Spronk – Pipestone Veterinary Services, and Dr. Tom Wetzell – Swine Veterinary Consultant) to identify what producers can do to reduce the threat.
  • ‘At the Meeting’, Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison 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 1168, At The Meeting – Persistent PRRS in Finishing Pigs Raises Concerns

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  • Various PRRS strains, including 144 lineage C, remain dangerously active in the Midwest pig production belt, despite a hot, dry summer.
  • Three veterinarians describe what they are seeing and doing to reverse PRRS-driven losses. Dr. Deb Murray (New Fashion Pork), Dr. Kat Wood (Christensen Farms), and Dr. Ryan Strobel (Swine Vet Center), have a lively and timely discussion
    with the The ATM team (Dr. Montserrat Torremorell – College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, Dr. Gordon Spronk – Pipestone Veterinary Services, and Dr. Tom Wetzell – Swine Veterinary Consultant).
  • ‘At the Meeting’, Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison 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.