Are we making progress against PEDv?
As the industry readies for the next round with Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus, one South Dakota State veterinarian looks at how far we’ve come over the last 16 months. FULL STORY »
USDA helps create a universal PEDv language
As the USDA worked through some of issues surrounding a federal mandate on PEDv/PDCov reporting it became apparent that in order to assist the industry they first needed to clarify and label the different phases of infections. FULL STORY »
Discrepancies exist on animal disease zoning
The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) points out differences between the current U.S. and Canada programs for regionalization or zoning as it relates to animal disease traceability. FULL STORY »
LDAF Animal Health Advisory - Vesicular Stomatitis
Due to an increasing number of confirmed Vesicular Stomatitis (VS) cases in Texas, Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry animal health officials are imposing enhanced requirements on livestock entering Louisiana from a state that has diagnosed cases of VS. FULL STORY »
OVERALL HEALTH More
As part of the Swine Health Producer Guide, the National Pork Producers Council, American Association of Swine Veterinarians and Pork Checkoff have complied a number of important actions to take once a PEDv has been confirmed on your site.
These actions include communication, containing the virus to your site, stabilize the site, manage lactation, and make biosecurity a priority.