Health http://nationalhogfarmer.com/taxonomy/term/6598/more en PEDV Conference Planned Sept. 23-25 http://nationalhogfarmer.com/pedv/pedv-conference-planned-sept-23-25 <div class="field-byline"> Source: National Pork Board </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Learn more about the federal government’s role in fighting Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV) at the upcoming international conference on novel Swine Enteric Coronavirus Diseases (nSECD) in Chicago, IL, Sept. 23-25, 2014.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/pedv/pedv-conference-planned-sept-23-25" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/pedv/pedv-conference-planned-sept-23-25#comments Food Animal Report PEDV Health PEDV Biosecurity Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:39:00 +0000 50361 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Managing Risk of Custom Manure Application and PEDV Spread http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/managing-risk-custom-manure-application-and-pedv-spread <div class="node-body article-body">Biosecurity measures have been standard operating procedure for custom manure applicators for a long time, but the presence of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) has forced them to revisit or step up their practices.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/managing-risk-custom-manure-application-and-pedv-spread" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/managing-risk-custom-manure-application-and-pedv-spread#comments Animal Well-Being Business PEDV Health Biosecurity Thu, 14 Aug 2014 14:54:00 +0000 50191 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Zoetis is Working on PEDV Vaccine http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/zoetis-working-pedv-vaccine <div class="field-byline"> Source: farmpolicy.com &amp; Reuters </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Reuters reports that Zoetis Inc, is planning to seek U.S. approval for a porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) vaccine before the end of this year.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/zoetis-working-pedv-vaccine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/zoetis-working-pedv-vaccine#comments Food Animal Report Health Wed, 06 Aug 2014 11:42:00 +0000 50011 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Feral Hogs Causing Problems in More States http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/feral-hogs-causing-problems-more-states <div class="field-byline"> Source: The Ohio State University Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Feral hogs are causing problems in many states, mostly in the southern United States.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/feral-hogs-causing-problems-more-states" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/feral-hogs-causing-problems-more-states#comments Food Animal Report Health Tue, 05 Aug 2014 19:09:00 +0000 49991 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com PEDV a Warning Sign for Other Diseases to Come http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/pedv-warning-sign-other-diseases-come <div class="field-byline"> Source: The Country Today </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Wisconsin State Veterinarian Paul McGraw said the impact the porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) has had on the swine industry should be a wake-up call as to how vulnerable the U.S. livestock industry is to disease coming here from other countries. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/pedv-warning-sign-other-diseases-come" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/pedv-warning-sign-other-diseases-come#comments Business Food Animal Report Health Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:09:00 +0000 49861 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Senators Seek More Answers to Antibiotic Questions http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/senators-seek-more-answers-antibiotic-questions <div class="field-byline"> Source: Food Safety News </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A group of senators wrote to U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret Hamburg on Monday to ask for more information about curbing the use of antibiotics in food animal production.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/senators-seek-more-answers-antibiotic-questions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/senators-seek-more-answers-antibiotic-questions#comments Food Animal Report Health Antibiotics Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:34:00 +0000 49841 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com USDA Considers Easing Import Restrictions on Mexican Pork http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/usda-considers-easing-import-restrictions-mexican-pork <div class="field-byline"> Source: The Hill </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The public has 60 days to comment on a proposed U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) rule that would relax import restrictions on importation of pork and pork products from Mexico.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/usda-considers-easing-import-restrictions-mexican-pork" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/usda-considers-easing-import-restrictions-mexican-pork#comments Food Animal Report Health Biosecurity Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:02:00 +0000 49831 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Sorting Out Joint Disease and Lameness http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/sorting-out-joint-disease-and-lameness <div class="field-byline"> Kent Schwartz and Darin Madson, Iowa State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Pig production losses due to lameness and joint disease are likely underestimated because losses often occur with such a low (but steady) rate to be taken for granted as “normal” or “acceptable”. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/sorting-out-joint-disease-and-lameness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/sorting-out-joint-disease-and-lameness#comments Animal Well-Being Business Health Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:20:00 +0000 49811 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com National Feral Swine Damage Management Program Goals Announced http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/national-feral-swine-damage-management-program-goals-announced <div class="field-byline"> Source: APHIS </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The United States Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) recently started the National Feral Swine Damage Management Program in order to help states deal with rapidly expanding feral swine populations. Wildlife Services (WS) experts will lead the $20 million, multi-year program with help from APHIS’ Veterinary Services (VS) and International Services. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/national-feral-swine-damage-management-program-goals-announced" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/national-feral-swine-damage-management-program-goals-announced#comments Food Animal Report Health Fri, 18 Jul 2014 21:54:00 +0000 49631 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com More Details Emerge on USDA Disease Reporting Requirements http://nationalhogfarmer.com/pedv/more-details-emerge-usda-disease-reporting-requirements <div class="field-byline"> Source: Pork Checkoff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">More details emerge on how to comply with the USDA swine disease reporting requirement to help battle PEDV and other swine enteric coronavirus diseases.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/pedv/more-details-emerge-usda-disease-reporting-requirements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/pedv/more-details-emerge-usda-disease-reporting-requirements#comments Food Animal Report PEDV Health PEDV Wed, 16 Jul 2014 12:32:00 +0000 49541 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com