Porcine Health Management

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The successful eradication of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae from Norwegian pig herds – 10 years later

Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae (Mhyo) is the causative agent of enzootic pneumonia which causes considerable economical losses, in addition to adversely affecting animal health and welfare. M. hyopneumoniae was previously common in the Norwegian pig...
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Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Resident Session
Affiliation
Animalia;Norwegian Pig Health Service

Impact of washing and disinfection of mammary glands on sow and piglet health and performance

Cleaning pregnant sows before entering the farrowing stable is commonly practiced for biosecurity reasons. However, the usefulness of it is debated as it may only decrease but not eliminate pathogens and it could even favor spread and survival of...
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Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Resident Session
Affiliation
Ghent University, Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Porcine Health Management Unit

Edema disease vaccination as a tool for reducing antibiotic use after weaning in a Shigatoxin 2e positive farm

The objective of this study was to explore the use of a commercial vaccine against edema disease (ED) in nursery piglets from a farm with history of ED as a tool to eliminate the use of colistin.
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Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Resident Session
Affiliation
IDT Biologika SL, Gran Vía Carles III, 84, 3º, 08028 Barcelona, Spain.

Case of listeriosis in fattening pigs with hemorrhagic diarrhea and sudden death

Listeriosis in swine is mainly found in suckling piglets with septicaemia. In sows, listeriosis may result in abortion and in suckling piglets rarely in encephalitis. This case report highlights Listeria (L.) monocytogenes as a clinically relevant...
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Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Resident Session
Affiliation
University Clinic for Swine, Department of Farm Animals and Veterinary Public Health, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, Austria

Under the shadow of African Swine Fever: a collection of cases of piglets with haemorrhages

In the last years an increase in cases suspicious of ASF/CSF has been observed in piglets submitted for necropsy at GD Animal Health. Primarily due to extensive haemorrhages, some of these cases were notified to the Dutch authority (NVWA) with subsequent...
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Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Resident Session
Affiliation
GD Animal Health, Deventer, The Netherlands

ASCARIS SUUM INFESTATION IN DANISH HIGH HEALTH GILTS - A CASE REPORT

Ascaris suum is a common parasitic infestation in modern pig production and clinically often silent.
In young pigs, A. suum can cause reduced growth, and “white spots” due to larvae migration can ead to condemnation of the liver at slaughter. Clinical signs in breeding animals are rare.
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Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Resident Session

DIETARY SUPPLEMENTATION WITH TALL OIL FATTY ACID AND RESIN ACID INCREASES SOW COLOSTRUM IGG AND PIGLETS COLOSTRUM INTAKE IN FREE FARROWING PEN

Colostrum is essential for piglet survival and growth, providing the piglets with a source for immunoglobulin and energy. This study examined whether tail oil fatty acid and resin acid (PRO) added to a late pregnancy diet affect colostrum composition,...
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Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Resident Session
Affiliation
University of Helsinki

OCCURRENCE OF DYSENTERY LIKE DIARRHEA ASSOCIATED WITH BRACHYSPIRA SUANATINA INFECTION IN A GERMAN FATTENING FARM

IntroductionThe anaerobic intestinal spirochaete Brachyspira (B.) suanatina was first described in 2007 in Scandinavia and swine dysentery like disease was attributed to the isolates investigated. However, since then no further isolates have been reported...
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Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Resident Session
Affiliation
Clinic for Swine, Centre for Clinical Veterinary Medicine, LMU Munich

CYTOKINE PROFILES IN PERIPHERAL BLOOD MONONUCLEAR CELLS OF PIGLETS BORN FROM PORCINE CIRCOVIRUS 2 VACCINATED AND NON-VACCINATED SOWS

Introduction. The passive transfer of PCV2-specific cells through colostrum to the offspring has hardly been investigated. In consequence, this study was aimed to evaluate the effect of Porcine circovirus 2 (PCV2) sow vaccination on humoral and...
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Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Resident Session
Affiliation
CReSA-IRTA and Ceva

VIRAL AND BACTERIAL INVESTIGATIONS OF RECURRENT PIG NEONATAL DIARRHOEA CASES IN SPAIN

IntroductionNeonatal diarrhoea represents a major disease problem in the early stages of animal production, increasing significantly pre-weaning mortality and piglets weaned below the target weight. Enteric diseases in new-born piglets are often of...
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Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Resident Session
Affiliation
IDT

INCREASE IN IRREGULAR RETURN TO ESTRUS RATE IN SOWS AND SEVERE CONJUNCTIVITIS IN FATTENERS CAUSED BY CHLAMYDIA SUIS A CASE REPORT

Introduction: There are multiple reasons for increase in irregular return to estrus rate in sows, most of them of non-infectious origin. Chlamydia spp. infections are known to lead to infertility, but getting a clear diagnosis of a chlamydiosis is...
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Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Resident Session
Affiliation
University Clinics for Swine, Vetmeduni Vienna

FIRST STEP TO INCREASE SWINE FARMERS’ TRUST IN THEIR VETERINARIANS: DEVELOPMENT OF THE TRUST IN VETERINARIAN SCALE (TIVS)

Introduction Alternative, especially preventive measures have to be implemented to reduce the need for antimicrobial treatments. An intervention study showed that farms with higher compliance with intervention plans tended to achieve bigger reduction....
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Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Resident Session
Affiliation
Center BIOEPAR, INRA, Oniris

OUTBREAK OF ENZOOTIC PNEUMONIA IN SWITZERLAND – A CASE REPORT

Enzootic pneumonia is classified as notifiable disease in Switzerland in 2004. The incidence for M. hyo outbreaks is below 1% since 2005. In positive cases a cantonal controlled eradication has to be conducted on affected farms. This case report is reporting an enzootic pneumonia outbreak at three fattening farms and the delivering breeding farm
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Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Resident Session

MYCOBACTERIOSIS IN BREEDING SOWS

A breeding farm with 150 sows reported of anorectic sows with unspecific disturbed general conditions. After site visits, necropsies, molecular biological and microbiological testing, an infection of the herd with Mycobacterium ssp. was diagnosed.
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Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Resident Session

PATTERNS IN BIOSECURITY PRACTICES AND THEIR ASSOCIATIONS WITH PRODUCTIVE PERFORMANCE IN IRISH PIG FARMS

Biosecurity is associated with performance in pig production. However, the importance of specific measures could vary depending on the (national) context. We analysed the different sections of the biocheck.ugent scoring system to understand which aspects are more variable in Irish farms and how different types of farms differ on productive performance.
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Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Resident Session