Here’s a chance to brush up on your swine disease vaccination knowledge and technique while attending World Pork Expo. Three swine disease education sessions are being offered to those attending the annual pork industry event in Des Moines, Iowa.

The sessions, sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, will feature insights and recommendations from swine experts on vaccine safety and efficacy. The free sessions will be held at the Iowa State Fairgrounds Cattle Barn Sales Arena on Thursday, June 4. The subjects and times for the sessions are as follows:
 
1:00 p.m.   Experiences with the subclinical control of PCV2, by
                  John Waddell, DVM, Sutton Veterinary Clinic, Sutton, Neb.
 
1:40 p.m.   Impact of modified-live vaccine intervention on a population of pigs   
                  infected with heterologous PRRS isolate, by J.P. Cano, DVM,
                  Central University of Venezuela, South America
 
2:00 p.m.   Vaccine safety and control of Salmonella typhimurium infections,
                  by John Kolb, DVM, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc.