Porcine Health Management

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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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Year
2018
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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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Year
2018
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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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Year
2018
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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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Year
2018
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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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Year
2018
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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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Year
2018
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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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Year
2018
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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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Year
2018
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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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Year
2018
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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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Year
2018
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SEVERE CONGENITAL TREMOR PROBLEMS DUE TO INFECTION WITH ATYPICAL PORCINE PESTIVIRUS (APPV)

Congenital tremor (CT) in pigs is a well-known disease problem. Affected animals suffer from insufficient colostrum and milk intake, resulting in mortality, insufficient growth and/or higher antibiotic use. The condition may have different aetiologies, including viral infections. The present study reports a case of CT in Germany caused by a novel virus namely atypical porcine pestivirus (APPV).
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Year
2018
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