Porcine Health Management

Chosen Topics:

Herd Health Management and Economy

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IMPROVING COMPLIANCE WITH BIOSECURITY USING GEOFENCING TECHNOLOGY

Poor compliance with biosecurity recommendations has been shown to be a main cause of the lack of control of most infectious diseases at farm level. A computer program and smartphone application have been developed that aim at registering targeted human...
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Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy
Affiliation
BREIZHPIG SCOP SAS, 01 Rue Georges Guynemer, 22190 Plérin, France

IMMUNOCRIT ASSAY IS A TOOL TO EVALUATE THE MANAGEMENT OF MATERNALLLY DERIVED IMMUNITY IN SOW FARMS

Colostrum intake is crucial for piglet survival and a critical point in the health management of swine farms because it is the main known transmission mechanism of maternal derived immunity (MDI). The immunocrit assay has been suggested as a cost...
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Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy
Affiliation
Thinkinpig, Asesoria porcina Zaragoza

Etiological cause to pleuritis in healthy pig herds with high incidences of pleuritis recorded at slaughter

Apparently healthy herds may experience up to 50% pleuritis at slaughter.
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy
Affiliation
Farm & Animal Health, Ängelholm, Sweden

A FARM CLASSIFICATION TOOL TAKING INTO ACCOUNT THE LUNG LESIONS AND THEIR EVOLUTION WITH CEVA LUNG PROGRAM

Enzootic pneumonia (EP) caused by Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae (M.hyo) remains one of the most important respiratory infections in current swine production. Ceva Lung program (CLP) is a useful tool to assess the presence, incidence and impact of EP thanks to...
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Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy
Affiliation
CEVA SANTE ANIMALE 10 Avenue de la Ballastière 35101 LIBOURNE CEDEX FRANCE

STATISTICAL ANALYSIS OF THE CORRELATION BETWEEN THE LUNG LESIONS SCORES AND SEASONALITY USING THE CLP DATABASE

Ceva Lung Program (CLP), the lung score application to monitor the enzootic pneumonia (EP) lesions at the slaughterhouse has been set up in France since 2014. Therefore a significant number of data is available. The aim of the study is to determine if...
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Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy
Affiliation
CEVA SANTE ANIMALE 10 Avenue de la Ballastière 35101 LIBOURNE CEDEX FRANCE

Tolfenamic acid (Tolfine®, Vetoquinol) increases the weight gain of piglets born from gilts

Tolfenamic acid (4%, Tolfine®, Vetoquinol) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, that could help ease the pain and discomfort (e.g., nipple soreness) after farrowing. The objective of this field trial was to evaluate its effect in sows and gilts.
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Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy
Affiliation
Vetoquinol Mexico

Biocheck.UGent: A risk based tool to quantify the level of biosecurity

A positive association between antimicrobial usage (AMU) and selection of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) has been proven in several studies. Antimicrobial stewardship in combination with optimal animal health will be key to slow down the resistance...
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Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy
Affiliation
Ghent University, Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Veterinary Epidemiology Unit

The impact of vaccination with Ingelvac Provenza™ against IAV-S on mortality in a known PRRS-unstable population

Influenza A virus in swine (IAV-S) is significant and costly to the swine industry. Ingelvac Provenza™ (Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., St. Joseph, MO) is an intranasally administered live attenuated influenza vaccine that can be given to pigs as...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy
Affiliation
Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc.

Associations between antimicrobial prescription patterns, purchases of vaccines and prevalence of lesions found at slaughter in Danish sow herds

Antimicrobial resistance is a global concern and many countries pursue approaches to reduce antimicrobial use (AMU) in livestock, including pig production. In Denmark, the Yellow Card Initiative were introduced in 2010, setting limits for AMU for each age...
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Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy
Affiliation
University of Copenhagen

Effect of vaccination against GnRF in different production systems: a practical alternative to physical castration and entire male production in...

Physical castration (PC) of male piglets is common practice to prevent boar taint in meat from entire males (EM), but is increasingly controversial. The European industry is looking for effective, practical, economical and acceptable alternatives to...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy
Affiliation
Zoetis, Parsippany, NJ, USA

Evolution of medication costs from 2006-2016 from the French national technical and economic database

Manage medication costs, especially the use of antibiotics, is a major challenge for the pork industry. In fact, this allows for optimizing production costs and monitor the use of antibiotics in order to reduce their contribution to bacterial resistance.
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Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy
Affiliation
IFIP, Le Rheu, France

Effect of different doses of florfenicol for pregnant sows

Florfenicol is a common bacteriostatic drug used in animal production, known by causing early embryonic death in hens treated with its recommended dose (10 mg/kg), but information about its effects on swine reproductive system is scarce. The objective of...
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Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy
Affiliation
São Paulo State University (Unesp), School of Agricultural and Veterinarian Sciences, Jaboticabal, São Paulo, Brazil

Epidemiology of PRRS in the Filtered Sow Farm Population

The Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome virus (PRRSv) is one of the major diseases causing economic loses in the swine industry. Different routes of transmission between farms have been documented including incoming breeding-stock, semen and...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy
Affiliation
Veterinary Population Medicine Department, University of Minnesota, USA

Improvement in herd health and productivity in herds with swine respiratory disease with tilmicosin aqueous concentrate in lactating sows

Pulmotil® (tilmicosin) has been shown to effectively control respiratory disease in sows. The effect of administering tilmicosin aqueous concentrate (PAC) via drinking water to sows during lactation is unreported. The study objective is to evaluate the...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy
Affiliation
Elanco, Greenfield (IN), USA

Use of antibiotics at early age can affect the gut microbiota composition and diversity in one-week old piglets

In modern pig production, large litters are often affected by neonatal diarrhea and piglets get antibiotic treatment at their very early stage of life. Widespread resistance to antibiotic is a current issue of high relevance.
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Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy
Affiliation
University of Helsinki, Finland;Hankkija Oy, Finland