Porcine Health Management

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Pork production in Spain

The Spanish pig sector has become, by its own merits, in the most important livestock sector in Spain representing more than 38% of the final livestock production with an approximate turnover of 6.000 million euros.
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Abstract
Year
2018
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Miscellaneous

What are the costs of pig diseases in the field?

The rising cost of raw materials, which began at the end of 2006, and the globalization of markets have generated strong fluctuations in the prices of commodities. This the reason why exists significant financial tensions in the livestock sectors.
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Abstract
Year
2018
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Miscellaneous

Economic efficiency of animal health interventions

The tools to make economically good animal health decisions already exist. A cost-benefit analysis (CBA) is a systematic process for calculating and comparing benefits and costs of a decision. Both the cost and the benefit are calculated in a common unit,...
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Abstract
Year
2018
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Miscellaneous

Is ASF a human driven disease?

African swine fever (ASF) is considered internationally as one of the most dangerous animal diseases of pigs. The disease is affecting trade and having serious socio-economic impact on people's livelihood. No drugs or vaccines are available to fight ASF.
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Abstract
Year
2018
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Miscellaneous

Where is the vaccine against ASF and what else can we do?

African swine fever is one of the major threats for the swine industry worldwide, for which there is no vaccine available.
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Abstract
Year
2018
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Miscellaneous

HOW TO ASSESS BIOSECURITY ON-FARM?

Pigs are susceptible to a wide range of endemic and epidemic diseases, including zoonotic infections, which can affect health, welfare and productivity, and thereby have a major economic impact. The implementation of biosecurity measures along the...
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Abstract
Year
2018
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Miscellaneous

IMPLEMENTATION OF BIOSECURITY IN THE PIG INDUSTRY: SOCIAL AND INSTITUTIONAL FACTORS

Spread and establishment of infectious diseases is a challenge for the livestock industries, as it can significantly affect animal and public health, on-farm productivity and trade arrangements. Implementation of biosecurity pre-border, at the border and...
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Abstract
Year
2018
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Miscellaneous

MANAGING LARGE LITTERS

In the course of domestication, selective breeding has delivered more than 100% increase in litter size in pigs. Denmark has seen the most dramatic progress in this trait; an increase in total born per litter of four pigs has occurred over a 13 year...
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Abstract
Year
2018
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Miscellaneous

HOW TO DEAL WITH DISEASE IN LARGE LITTERS

What is a large litter? Obviously, the definition of a large litter depends on the type of swine breed we talk about. For an Iberian sow a large litter would be to achieve 10 total born, while for a modern sow a large litter means something else. There...
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Abstract
Year
2018
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Miscellaneous

2018 ESPHM Program and Abstract Book

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Program Book
Year
2018
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Miscellaneous

2017 ESPHM Program and Abstract Book

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Program Book
Year
2017
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Miscellaneous

2016 ESPHM Program and Abstract Book

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Program Book
Year
2016
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2015 ESPHM Program and Abstract Book

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Program Book
Year
2015
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2014 ESPHM Program and Abstract Book

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Program Book
Year
2014
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2013 ESPHM Program and Abstract Book

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Program Book
Year
2013
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