Porcine Health Management

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Herd Health Management and Economy

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Effect of internal personnel movements in swine production parameters

Transmission of pathogens via fomite plays an important role in production, but quantitative information on movement patters inside a swine farm is lacking. The objectives of this study are to utilize beacon-sensing technology to estimate between-room...
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Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy

Online Monitor of pig health in the Netherlands: benefits and concerns

The Dutch pig health monitoring system is extended with an obligatory clinical signs surveillance by practitioners, the Online Monitoring. This system provides useful health information for the industry but also encounters challenges like sustainable data...
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Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy

Buserelin-treatment of gilts/sows combined with FTI reduced weaning-to-farrowing interval

Synchronization of ovulation with buserelin combined with fixed-time artificial insemination (FTI) allows for potential savings on labor and semen doses. The study objective was to assess if buserelin-treatment (Porceptal® (0.004 mg/ml), MSD Animal...
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Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy

Case report: Economic improvement after changing feeding strategy and timing of vaccination in Improvac® managed boars

Vaccination against GnRF with Improvac® allows producers to benefit from superior growth performance and carcass characteristics of non-castrated boars without risk of boar taint. Vaccinated pigs spend most of their lives as boars, but transition to...
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Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy

The use of Danbred ResPig-Spotfire system for monitor health status and health decisions

Danish genetics is the fastest growing breed in The Netherlands. The breeding farms and/or mature gilts are free from 1 or more pathogens (PRRS,Mhyo,App). ResPig monitoring program involvings regular cross-sectional serological/PCR investigations. An...
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Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy

Pig Health Learning Network – a continuous process aiming to improve the hygiene level on farms

In mechanical engineering, learning factories are implemented, besides other aspects, mainly for the continuous improvement of work processes (such as customer-oriented order processing). The aim of the project was to prove transferability of the tool...
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Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy

B-eSecure: estimation of effect biosecurity improvement on production- and economic results

Biosecurity procedures impact diseases such as PRRS, but applying and following biosecurity rules is often difficult. B-eSecure (PigChamp EU program piloted by MSD-AH) is an electronic system that tracks and reports correct and wrong movements of people...
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Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy

Umbilical infections in piglets as a portal of entry for systemic infection

The aim of the study was to isolate and identify bacteria in pure culture from the umbilicus of piglets, and to elucidate if similar bacteria were present in other tissues/organs as a sign of septicemia.
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Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy

Dynamics of disease in a Danish herd belonging to the ‘Raised without antibiotics’ program

The increased pressure to reduce antibiotic (AB) consumption inspired the farmer-owned meat producer Danish Crown to initiate a program called Raised Without Antibiotics (RWA). Today 38 Danish farms are included. In short, all pigs are RWA-ear tagged at...
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Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy

Efficacy of an injectable toltrazuril - gleptoferron (Forceris®) to control coccidiosis (Cystoisospora suis) in comparison with iron supplemented...

Neonatal coccidiosis caused by Cystoisospora suis occurs in association with pig husbandry worldwide and is clinically characterised by diarrhoea and reduced body weight gains. Efficacy and safety of an injectable toltrazuril/gleptoferron combination...
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Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy

Cystoisospora suis infections in Europe and risk factors – an update from a field survey in Austria, Germany, Czech Republic and Spain

A field study was conducted to determine the presence of Cystoisospora suis on pig farms and possible risk factors for piglet cystoisosporosis.
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Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy

Early application of parenteral toltrazuril-iron combination (Forceris®) is comparable to later treatment in the control of experimental...

Cystoisosporosis (coccidiosis) is a leading cause of diarrhea in suckling piglets and is controlled by metaphylactic toltrazuril application. Recently, a single-dose combination product (Forceris®) has been developed for the prevention of piglet...
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Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy

Evaluation of the effect of a combined M. hyopneumoniae and PCV2 vaccine on technical performance and enzootic pneumonia lesions in slaughterhouse

Subclinical M.hyopneumoniae infection is known to cause lower performance in finishers sometimes without obvious respiratory symptoms. In a routine slaughterhouse check (July 2017) around 30% of the lungs of 2 batches showed catarrhal pneumonia. To...
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Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy

Oral vaccination against Lawsonia intracellularis, a cost-effective alternative to improve technical and economic parameters in a Spanish farm

Porcine proliferative enteropathy caused by Lawsonia intracellularis (L.i) is highly prevalent in Spanish farms. Subclinical disease represents an estimated economic impact between € 1.3 and € 18.5 per affected pig. On the other hand, the swine...
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Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy

Lack of documentation in natural mating systems can be the cause of the occurrence of thrombocytopenic purpura

Thrombocytopenic purpura is a rare disease in piglets caused by maternally derived antibodies that destroy their thrombocytes, which leads to sever bleedings in the affected animals.
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Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy