Porcine Health Management

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Herd Health Management and Economy

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Effect of positive handling of sows on litter performance and pre-weaning mortality

Stress around parturition, such as fear of humans, may affect maternal behavior in pigs, increase farrowing duration and increase piglet mortality. This study investigated the effect of positive handling of sows (scratching, music) in the farrowing room...
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2019
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Herd Health Management and Economy

Microclimatic measurements as a tool for PRDC management - a field study

The environment of the pig is a very important factor in the pathophysiology of the Porcine Respiratory Disease Complex (PRDC). Lots of publication report that in order to run a feasible strategy to improve the PRDC status on a farm, we have to measure...
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Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy

Installation of a digital biosecurity system on Hungarian swine farms

In intensive pig production, a reliable biosecurity protocol is essential. The aim of the research was to evaluate if the B-eSecure™ (PigCHAMP Pro Europe) digital system, which can detect the movements of the workers inside the farms, could improve the...
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Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy

Environmental conditions on Hungarian pig farms

Environmental hygiene becomes more significant in intensive pig production, since manifestation of several diseases is influenced by housing conditions. These diseases can cause deterioration of production indicators, resulting in reduced profitability....
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Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy

Elimination of M. hyopneumoniae in a 1700 an sow nucleus/multiplier feeder pig farm and gilt finishing unit

Older M. hyopneumoniae (Mhyo) elimination programs close the breeding herd until the breeding population is 10 months of age or older. Newer programs use gilt exposure with a 240 day herd closure period. The objective of this report was to assess if a 140...
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Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy

Survey on major production parameters, PRDC status and vaccination protocols on pig fattening farms

Porcine respiratory disease complex (PRDC) causes very large economic losses in swine industry. PRDC results in reduced performance, increased mortality and increased medication costs. Vaccination plays an important role in control of PRDC.
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Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy

Swine Disease Reporting System – an online dashboard to communicate aggregated diagnostic laboratory results from US swine

Historically, data from veterinary diagnostic laboratories(VDLs) regarding pathogen detection frequency and diseases are intermittently provided to the public through publications or proceedings. In the USA, there is no single data source to access...
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Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy

Eradication of PED virus and Brachyspira hyodysenteria in a sow-farm

A herd with 3500 sows and 18000 nursery pigs in Ukraine was infected by PED virus and B. hyodysenteria causing outbreaks of diarrhea in sows, piglets and weaned pigs. The aim of this case is to describe a partial eradication for the two infections.
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Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy

Emptiness between farrowing batches and shedding of rotavirus and Isospora suis in piglets

Rotavirus and Isospora suis are associated with diarrhoea during the suckling and post weaning periods. We aimed to document the incidence of these pathogens in piglets, in relation to empty time between farrowing batches.
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Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy

Seroprevalence of PRRS in Southern Belgium (Wallonia)

A national PRRS control program, on a voluntary basis, started in Belgium in 2018. In this context, it was useful to review the specific situation of Wallonia, where only 6% Belgian pigs are kept.
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Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy

Economic impact of an influenza outbreak in replacement gilts of a 700 sow herd and Respiporc® FLU3 return on investment

Swine influenza (swIAV) is a highly contagious respiratory infection with substantial economic consequences due to medication costs, pigs’ growth retardation and decrease of reproductive performance in affected sow herds.The objective of this study is...
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Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy

Hemoglobin concentrations in sows: correlation with the number of stillborn pigs

Hemoglobin (Hb) concentrations are low in late gestation and early lactation, Sows with Hb levels < 9g/dL are at risk for an increased occurrence of stillbirths. The objective of this study was to determine the correlation between sow Hb concentrations...
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Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy

B-eSecure internal biosecurity program improves farm staff behavior, viremia, health and productive performance in PRRSv positive farms

Biosecurity is a top concern in the swine industry since it affects performance, health and therefore, economic results. Regarding internal biosecurity, movements between barns are the highest risk in swine farms (Chantziaras, 2018). The objective of this...
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Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy

PRESENTATION OF A 4-YEAR MONITORING OBSERVATORY FOR 2424 BATCHES OF PIGS IN FATTENING FARMS AS A TOOL TO DEMONSTRATE THE TECHNICAL AND HEALTH BENEFITS...

In a regulatory context of reducing the use of antibiotics with the first “Eco-antibio” plan in France, the veterinarians of Socavet wanted to set up and validate the interest of an antibiotic demedication observatory in particular farms: fattening...
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Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy

Impact on reproduction and nursery performance of the implementation of the B-eSecure system in PRRSv positive farms

Biosecurity is a top concern in the swine industry since it affects performance, health and therefore, economic results. Regarding internal biosecurity, movements between barns are the highest risk in swine farms. The objective is to calculate the impact...
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Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy