Porcine Health Management

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Herd Health Management and Economy

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Performance and health characteristics of pig herds after eradication of swine dysentery

Brachyspira hyodysenteriae infection (swine dysentery, SD) can cause economic losses, health problems and increased antimicrobial usage. Eradication of SD is one potential intervention strategy and hence expected to improve the three factors mentioned...
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2019
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Herd Health Management and Economy

Raising pigs without antibiotics - a cohorte study

In Denmark, about 40% of the antimicrobials used for animal production are used in pigs. This has led to the development of the concept “Raised without antibiotics” (RWA), where pigs are ear-tagged at birth and the ear-tag is removed if the pig...
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Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy

Gastric ulcers in sows in Denmark

Since 2014, the pig industry in Denmark has focused on decreasing the occurrence of gastric ulcers in the Danish sows. The prevalence of severe gastric ulcers was in 2011 approximately 25%. Therefore, the aim has been to decrease the prevalence of...
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Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy

Evaluation of parity as a delaying factor to reach PRRSv stability in sow farms

The time required to wean RT-PCR negative pigs from a sow farm after a porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) outbreak is an important measure to plan herd closure and manage economic expectations. This time is usually referred to as...
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Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy

Investigation of Subacute Edema disease in France. Sampling method and prevalence

Edema disease (ED) is caused by Shigatoxin Stx2e, produced by STEC (Shiga Toxin producing Escherichia coli). It is described mainly as an acute pathology and a vaccine (Ecoporc SHIGA®) is available since 2013 in France. The mortality due to ED is...
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Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy

Investigation of Subacute Edema disease in France. Impact on swine performance

Edema disease (ED) is caused by Shigatoxin Stx2e, produced by STEC (Shiga Toxin producing Escherichia coli). It is described mainly as an acute pathology and a vaccine (Ecoporc SHIGA®) is available since 2013 in France. The mortality due to ED is...
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Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy

Environmental-, performance-, health- and welfare-related parameters in pig barns with natural and mechanical ventilation

A multifactorial approach using environmental, performance, health and welfare parameters was used to investigate the numerous effects of ventilation throughout three consecutive fattening batches (08/2015 to 12/2016) in a farrow-to-finish commercial pig...
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Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy

DETECTION WITH THERMOGRAPHIC DEGREE APP OF VAGINAL TEMPERATURE VARIATIONS DURING WEANING TO SERVICE INTERVAL (WTSI)

The accurate detection of oestrus is critical to improve reproductive performance in pig production. Nowadays is based on human and boar combined evaluation. However, the boars used to detect heat have a very high economical cost. The aim of this work was...
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Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy

The influence of a respiratory disease in pigs of the same age but different weights on the development of backfat thickness and M. longissimus dorsi...

The influence of a respiratory disease in pigs of the same age but different weights on the development of backfat thickness and M. longissimus dorsi diameter may be of interest to see if specific types of pigs react different. The hypothesis was that...
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Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy

PorcProtect by Ifip: an assessment of the farm biosecurity level on-line

Biosecurity, whether external or internal, impacts animal health by acting as a preventive factor in the introduction or spread of diseases. Biosecurity is an essential step for any sustainable approach to reducing the use of antibiotics in pig farms....
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Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy

Impact of vitality on piglet survival chances

Placental insufficiency is a major cause of intra-uterine growth restriction that influences birth weight (BW) and the thermo-regulatory capabilities of newborn piglets. For current breeds, a change point for BW of 1.13 kg was determined under which...
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Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy

Healthy climate: Ammonia, CO2, relative humidity and endotoxins in Dutch pigfarms

Pig vets are twice as likely to develop chronic cough as other vets. Lung diseases in pigs account for substantial antibiotic use. Our aim is to measure the indoor climate in pig barns.
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Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy

Lung lesions evaluation of swines in Brazil using the Ceva Lung Program

The evaluation of lung lesions in animals at slaughterhouse is a very useful tool to estimate the importance of respiratory diseases in the farms. This study aims to demonstrate the prevalence of bronchopneumonia (Enzootic Pneumonia) and dorsocaudal...
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Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy

Approaching IAV-S control with a new unique tool

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

Field experiences on weaning without high doses of zinc oxide and antibiotics

In the Danish pig industry, a high level of zinc oxide in weaner diets (2500 ppm) is commonly used to control post weaning diarrhea (PWD) and thereby reducing the antimicrobial use for treating PWD. The European Commission has banned the use of a high...
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Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy