Porcine Health Management

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Adaptation and validation of a Salmonella ELISA for the detection of antibodies in oral fluid samples from pigs

Within the framework of the German-Dutch INTERREG V A-project Food Protects, oral fluids (OF) were tested under field conditions for their suitability in antibody detection against Salmonella spp. as a means of herd classification.
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2019
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Herd Health Management and Economy

Development of a practical protocol for colostrum intake evaluation in commercial farms

Colostrum intake evaluation is described in literature but the methods use is not applicable in production farms (time-consuming and costly). This study aims to define a more feasible protocol focusing on growth (i.e. quantity ingested) and maternal...
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Year
2019
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Herd Health Management and Economy

Evaluation of the external biosecurity in a farm using Bioportal: Case report

Molecular epidemiology of PRRSV, has been used for description of pathogen phylogenies and to make conclusions about the most likely virus source.The objective of this study was to analyze the dynamics of the PRRSV in one farm and to understand if the new...
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Year
2019
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Herd Health Management and Economy

Epidemiological analysis of the PRRS virus in two farms in Spain using Bioportal: Case report

Access to molecular techniques allows us to compare the phylogenetic similarities for a better understanding of the PRRSV dynamics.The objective of this study was to analyze the PRRSV dynamics in two farms.
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Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy

Lung lesion survey in slaughter pigs using Ceva Lung Program (CLP) in the Netherlands

Lung scoring at the slaughterhouse is an effective way to evaluate respiratory health status, economic impact and efficacy of vaccination on swine farms. The aim of the study is to evaluate the prevalence and severity of lesions in slaughter pigs in the...
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Year
2019
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Herd Health Management and Economy

Salivary analytic profile for health status characterization

Saliva has been widely used for monitoring, surveillance and detection of disease in porcine populations in the last 10 years. High sensitive but low specific biomarkers have been explored in saliva for disease detection; however, its implementation in...
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Year
2019
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Herd Health Management and Economy

Good vaccination practice: how to inject gilts in the proper way?

Good vaccination procedures apply from moment of receiving until injecting the vaccine. Often, farmers use a 25 mm size needle to inject gilts. The aim of the study was to test different needle lengths for a perfect intramuscular injection on...
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Year
2019
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Herd Health Management and Economy

Antibiotic treatments in Swedish pig herds as number of treated disease cases in relation to herd production data

In Sweden, the usage of antimicrobials in pig herds is strictly regulated and a veterinary prescription is required for any antibiotic treatment. The aim of this study was to analyze antibiotic treatments at herd level, as number of treated disease cases...
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Year
2019
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Herd Health Management and Economy

Average daily gain in finishing herds increased 34 g following Porcilis® PCV M Hyo vaccination

In practice, evaluation of vaccine efficacy is often based on development in production parameters following implementation of a vaccination program. The study objective was to evaluate mortality, average daily gain and feed conversion rate in commercial...
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Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy

Hematological data of neonatal piglets submitted to different types of drying at birth

Different types of drying are used on neonatal piglets, such as drying powder, wood shaving and paper towels. Particles smaller than 10μm can reach the lower respiratory tract of pigs and lead to an inflammatory response. The objective of this study was...
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Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy

Evolution of antimicrobial use on French pig farms from 2010 to 2016 through the INAPORC panels

The French Ecoantibio plan was a success: the exposure of pigs to antibiotics decreased by 41% from 2012 to 2016, while the initial target was -25%. The purpose of this study was to understand the major areas of reduction in antibiotic use through the...
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Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy

Assessment of lung lesions in slaughter pigs in Belgium in 2017-2018, scored with the Ceva Lung Program

Lung scoring at the slaughterhouse is a valuable tool for the assessment of the respiratory health status of pigs. The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence and the extension of lung lesions suggestive for Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae (M.hyo)...
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Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy

Prevalence and severity of Enzootic pneumonia and pleuropneumonia on Czech pig farms based on lung lesion scoring in 2018

Monitoring of respiratory disease by lung scoring is beneficial to assess the farm health status. Clear correlation between lung lesions, the economic impact of the disease and the efficiency of vaccination has been reported. Ceva Lung Program(CLP) was...
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Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy

Results of lung lesion scoring in European countries in 2018

Scoring of lung lesions in the slaughter pigs provides very important information about the respiratory health in the pig population. Lesions suggestive for previous M.hyo or A.p. infections and their scoring were described before. Scoring of those...
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Year
2019
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Herd Health Management and Economy

Influenza stabilization of a commercial sow farm using herd closure and LAIV vaccination of gilts and growing pigs

Influenza continues to be a major cause of respiratory disease in commercial growing pigs and is considered an economically impactful endemic disease in the United States swine herd. The goal of this study was to reduce circulating IAV-S in mature...
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Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy