Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health will hold educational seminars next week that will address the importance of controlling chronic infections for PCV2 and SIV and learn solutions to control these diseases.

When: Wednesday, June 9

10 a.m. – Noon  - Educational Seminars
Noon -1 p.m. -  Lunch

Where: Educational Seminars - Varied Industries Building, Room B, Iowa State Fairgrounds, Des Moines, Iowa; Lunch-Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health Tent

Why: Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health continues to provide a diverse, high-quality product portfolio that allows producers to control even chronic infection of diseases like circovirus (PCV2) and swine influenza (SIV).


10 - 10:30 a.m.                                  
Impact of chronic PCV2 viremia in PCV2 vaccinated grow-finish pigs.
Kevin Vilaca, D.V.M., Synergy Services

10:30 - 11 a.m.          
How circovirus causes disease in grow-finishing pigs.
Darin Madson, D.V.M., Iowa State University

11 - 11:30 a.m.          
The cost of chronic PCV2 infection in grow-finishing pigs.

Brad Thacker, D.V.M., M.B.A, Ph.D., Senior Technical Services Specialist, Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health

11:30 a.m. – Noon      
Controlling chronic SIV in breeding and nursery pigs.
Robyn Fleck, D.V.M., Senior Technical Services Specialist, Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health