Porcine Health Management

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Specific dietary aminoacidic profile might improve growth performance of piglets from gilts in the post weaning phase

Production results of piglets susceptible to poor performance can be improved by adjusting feeding, especially at early stages. In particular, specific amino-acid profile to optimize gut integrity and immune system maturation can be applied to these...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Animal Welfare and Nutrition
Affiliation
PigCHAMP Pro Europa. C/Dámaso Alonso 14, 40006, Segovia, Spain

Influence of live weight of grow-finish pigs on the feed intake fed via a liquid feeding system with different group size and with a different...

Liquid feeding is generally used in pig farms worldwide, but little is known about the individual behavior of pigs depending on their body weight using this mode of feeding. This study examined the influence of live weight, time of day, group size and...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Animal Welfare and Nutrition
Affiliation
FH SWF Soest

Animal welfare assessment in German fattening pig units – clinical evaluations (part of the MuITiViS-project)

The holistic MulTiViS-project was launched to develop indicators to measure animal welfare. The project takes into account various data sources (information from fattening units and slaughterhouses and information on pig health and behaviour). As part of...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Animal Welfare and Nutrition
Affiliation
Swine Health Service, Chamber of Agriculture Lower Saxony, Oldenburg, Germany

Status quo analyses of noise level in pig fattening units in Germany

Background & ObjectivesIn fattening compartments, pigs and barn technologies are sources of noise. Since permanent noise can affect animal welfare, information on noise levels is important. The aim of the present study was to determine the sound levels in...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Animal Welfare and Nutrition
Affiliation
Institute for Animal Hygiene, Animal Welfare and Farm Animal Behaviour, University of Veterinary Medicine Hanover, Foundation, Germany

Iron deficiency in newly weaned pigs

Iron deficiency is common among newly weaned fast growing pigs and it is possible iron status is associated with immune function. Therefore it is important to investigate whether anemia is associated with poorer antibody production following vaccination....
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Animal Welfare and Nutrition
Affiliation
University of Guelph

Use of antipyretic, anti-inflammatory and analgesic medication in Belgian swine industry

The use of antipyretic, anti-inflammatory and analgesic medication gains importance for animal welfare reasons and in the context of antibiotic reduction. To better understand the use of these products for different indications in pigs, a survey was...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Animal Welfare and Nutrition
Affiliation
Ghent University, Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Porcine Health Management Unit

Microbiota regulation in intestine of piglets fed different copper sources and doses

Copper (Cu) can improve piglet growth performance during the post-weaning period when it is supplied at a high dose (160 mg/kg) in the diet, but its mode of action is not fully elucidated. Its antimicrobial properties are under investigation. The aim of...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Animal Welfare and Nutrition
Affiliation
Animine, 74330 Sillingy, France

Spatial spread of M. hyopneumoniae in a wean-to-finish barn

Slow transmission of M. hyopneumoniae (Mhp) and lack of sensitive diagnostics hinders early detection in negative swine populations and elimination programs. The objective was to assess the between-pen transmission in a commercial wean-to-finish...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases
Affiliation
Tosh Farms

Evaluation of the extent of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae (Mhyo) shedding from gilts to their progeny in seven Mhyo endemic piggeries in Australia

Mhyo is the leading cause of porcine respiratory disease complex associated with significant economic losses throughout the pig industry. Gilts are thought to play a role in Mhyo transmission, however it is widely thought that gilts stop shedding 43−46...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases
Affiliation
Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health - Australia

Prevalence of post-weaning diarrhoea in Danish herds not using medicinal zinc and antimicrobial batch treatment at weaning

Post-weaning diarrhoea (PWD) is a complex and common disease caused by enterotoxigenic E. coli (ETEC). In most Danish herds, PWD is prevented by addition of 2500 ppm medicinal zinc to the feed for the first two weeks post weaning. Because of the upcoming...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases
Affiliation
Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Grønnegårdsvej 2, 1870 Frederiksberg C, Denmark

Outbreak of “new” neonatal diarrhea in a Norwegian swine herd - a case report

Cases of neonatal porcine diarrhea (NPD) with unknown etiology have been reported from several countries during the past decade. Studies of this “New” neonatal porcine diarrhea (NNPD) in Sweden and Denmark have shown that NNPD seems to be associated...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases
Affiliation
Norwegian Veterinary Institute

Development of a Streptococcus suis serotype 9 animal model – dose finding study

Clinical Streptococcus suis serotype 9 (SSU9) infections occur frequently on pig farms and are difficult to prevent and control. Animal models are necessary to evaluate interventions to reduce/prevent clinical signs due to SSU9. The objective of this...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases
Affiliation
GD Animal Health, Deventer, The Netherlands

Assessment of the Salmonella status in 118 farms in Germany from January 2015 to July 2018

Most Salmonella control programms focus on the assessment of serological prevalence at slaughter. To be able to implement an effective control program in the whole production chain, it is neccessary to identify the Salmonella types circulating on farm....
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases
Affiliation
IDT Biologika GmbH, Dessau-Rosslau, Germany

Optimization of antimicrobial treatments using pharmacodynamic parameters for swine respiratory pathogens under field conditions

Antimicrobials (AB) are essential tools to control clinical outbreaks involving swine respiratory pathogens. The selective pressure exerted by these compounds could contribute to the emergence of antimicrobial resistant (AR) bacteria that may be decreased...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases
Affiliation
University of Lleida

Reduction of nasal lesions and productive losses after vaccination against non-progressive atrophic rhinitis

The primary agent of non-progressive atrophic rhinitis (NPAR), Bordetella bronchiseptica (Bb), has a high prevalence worldwide. Nowadays, vaccination is regarded as one of the alternative methods for the prevention of bacterial diseases. The aim of the...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases
Affiliation
HIPRA