Health http://nationalhogfarmer.com/taxonomy/term/6598/more en Participation in swine surveillance pilot project encouraged http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/participation-swine-surveillance-pilot-project-encouraged <div class="field-byline"> Source: American Association of Swine Veterinarians </div> <div class="node-body article-body">American Association of Swine Veterinarians practitioners and accredited veterinarians are a first line of defense in detecting and reporting foreign animal diseases, and with that in mind they are encouraged to participate in the USDA’s pilot project to evaluate a foreign animal disease surveillance system.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/participation-swine-surveillance-pilot-project-encouraged" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/participation-swine-surveillance-pilot-project-encouraged#comments Animal Well-Being Food Animal Report Health Thu, 30 Jul 2015 15:53:00 +0000 59291 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Survey seeks information on continuity of business planning for foreign animal disease preparedness http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/survey-seeks-information-continuity-business-planning-foreign-animal-disease-preparedness <div class="field-byline"> Source: American Association of Swine Veterinarians </div> <div class="node-body article-body">University of Minnesota researchers have developed an online-based survey seeking broad industry input to help support the continuity of business in the event of a foot and mouth disease diagnosis in the United States.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/survey-seeks-information-continuity-business-planning-foreign-animal-disease-preparedness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/survey-seeks-information-continuity-business-planning-foreign-animal-disease-preparedness#comments Business Health Marketing Thu, 23 Jul 2015 16:39:00 +0000 59111 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Influenza educational materials updated http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/influenza-educational-materials-updated <div class="field-byline"> Source: American Association of Swine Veterinarians </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The American Association of Swine Veterinarians partnered with the Iowa State University Center for Food Security and Public Health, the National Pork Board and the USDA to produce a collection of educational materials as an update on the diagnostic and vaccine capabilities at our disposal to address the threat of influenza A viruses in swine.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/influenza-educational-materials-updated" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/influenza-educational-materials-updated#comments Animal Well-Being Business Food Animal Report Health Marketing Thu, 23 Jul 2015 14:53:00 +0000 59081 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com How to beat the long-term effects of seasonal pig stress http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/how-beat-long-term-effects-seasonal-pig-stress <div class="field-byline"> Source: National Pork Board </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Pork producers know that high summer temperatures can lead to heat stress and poor pig performance, but they may not know how long those effects can last and how much they cost if not addressed correctly. These topics will be the focus of the Pork Checkoff’s newest educational opportunity, “Assessing and Understanding the Impact of Seasonal Loss of Productivity,” a free, four-part webinar series that starts Aug. 4.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/how-beat-long-term-effects-seasonal-pig-stress" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/how-beat-long-term-effects-seasonal-pig-stress#comments Animal Well-Being Health Health Mon, 20 Jul 2015 15:24:00 +0000 58951 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com NPPC’s Dierks recognized for animal research support http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/nppc-s-dierks-recognized-animal-research-support <div class="field-byline"> Source: National Pork Producers Council </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Neil Dierks, CEO of the National Pork Producers Council, has been given the Distinguished Support of Animal Science Award from the American Society of Animal Science at its joint annual meeting with the American Dairy Science Association.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/nppc-s-dierks-recognized-animal-research-support" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/nppc-s-dierks-recognized-animal-research-support#comments Animal Well-Being Food Animal Report Health Fri, 17 Jul 2015 16:59:00 +0000 58881 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com <p>Neil Dierks</p> Systematic approaches to biosecurity investments http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/systematic-approaches-biosecurity-investments <div class="field-byline"> By James F. Lowe, DVM, Lowe Consulting Ltd., Albers, Ill. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When constructing a biosecurity system, it is critical that a whole-system approach be applied where biosecurity investments address the most likely routes of disease introduction first.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/systematic-approaches-biosecurity-investments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/systematic-approaches-biosecurity-investments#comments Animal Well-Being Food Animal Report Health Marketing Biosecurity Fri, 17 Jul 2015 14:18:00 +0000 58871 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Swine Health Information Center begins tackling disease risks http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/swine-health-information-center-begins-tackling-disease-risks <div class="field-byline"> Source: Swine Health Information Center </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Early reaction from pork producers and their veterinarians to the new Swine Health Information Center has been overwhelmingly positive.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/swine-health-information-center-begins-tackling-disease-risks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/swine-health-information-center-begins-tackling-disease-risks#comments Animal Well-Being Business Food Animal Report PEDV Health Marketing Thu, 16 Jul 2015 16:53:00 +0000 58861 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com WPX ’15 New Product Tour: Zoetis’ Fostera PRRS label upgraded http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/wpx-15-new-product-tour-zoetis-fostera-prrs-label-upgraded <div class="field-byline"> By Willie Vogt, correspondent </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Fostera PRRS from Zoetis has been a solid performer in herds plagued by porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome, and the New Product Tour judges like it because the product has key new claims that offer producers more flexibility for their operations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/wpx-15-new-product-tour-zoetis-fostera-prrs-label-upgraded" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/wpx-15-new-product-tour-zoetis-fostera-prrs-label-upgraded#comments Animal Well-Being Business Health Marketing World Pork Expo Thu, 16 Jul 2015 16:22:00 +0000 58851 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com U.N. body approves guidance for trichinae risk http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/un-body-approves-guidance-trichinae-risk <div class="field-byline"> Source: National Pork Producers Council </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The United Nations’ food-safety standard-setting body, the Codex Alimentarius Commission, on July 11 finalized global guidelines that provide a way for countries to define negligible risk for trichinae and establish methods for monitoring risk over time.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/un-body-approves-guidance-trichinae-risk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/un-body-approves-guidance-trichinae-risk#comments Animal Well-Being Business Food Animal Report Health Marketing Food Safety Mon, 13 Jul 2015 15:24:00 +0000 58651 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com PEDV viability in feed ingredients researched http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/pedv-viability-feed-ingredients-researched <div class="node-body article-body">An evaluation of viability of the porcine epidemic diarrhea virus in individual feed ingredients in swine diets was recently studied by Pipestone Applied Research and the South Dakota State University’s Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Laboratory.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/pedv-viability-feed-ingredients-researched" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/pedv-viability-feed-ingredients-researched#comments Animal Well-Being Business Food Animal Report PEDV Health Nutrition PEDV Fri, 10 Jul 2015 18:07:00 +0000 58631 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com