Porcine Health Management

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Improved feed conversion ratio in finishers by vaccination against PCV2

The negative impact of PCV2 in the swine industry is well documented, and so are the benefits of vaccination against the infection. Most controlled trials have investigated the effect of vaccination on average daily gain and mortality. This field trial...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy
Affiliation
Danvet K/S

Elimination of Mycoplasma hyopneumonia in a sowherd using Zactran® (gamithromycin) in a Swiss-elimination model

Infection of M.hypeumonia in the pigproduction has a high impact on performance, antimicrobial consumption and econonomic yield. As a consequence elimination or vaccination has been highly recommended over the last decades. In this casereport a medicated...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy
Affiliation
Danvet K/S

Analyzing the growth on 50 fattening farms; the role of piglet growth, hygiene and serological disease status

De Heus Feed company developed a monitoring program for fattening farms which (besides checking feed requirement) gathers various data like piglet history, health and hygiene. This study determines their influences on growth.
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy
Affiliation
G.J.R. Groenland

Probiotic supplementation (Clostridum butyricum) via drinking water as a Salmonella control measure

A producer with five Danish fattening farms buying pigs at 30 kg had reoccurring high Salmonella antibody levels in slaughterhouse meat juice readings, causing economic fines despite all in – all out practices (batches). Pigs were fed a commercial...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy
Affiliation
Huvepharma N.V., Belgium

Evaluating different serological tests for pre-slaughter Salmonella surveillance

Three commercial ELISA tests are evaluated as prognostic tools to anticipate Salmonella detection in meat juice in a farrow-to-finish herd under a Salmonella control program (based on probiotics; Clostridium butyricum, Miya-Gold®). Salmonella...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy
Affiliation
Huvepharma N.V., Belgium

Case report: Piglet PRRS-vaccination in combination with pig flow improvements give better finishing results

At a 5000 heads finisher site in the Netherlands problems due to Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae (APP) were observed. PRRS was diagnosed as primary infection. This case report describes the finishing production results of variable interventions...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy
Affiliation
Coöperatie VARKENSARTSEN, The Netherlands

IMPROVING COMPLIANCE WITH BIOSECURITY USING GEOFENCING TECHNOLOGY

Poor compliance with biosecurity recommendations has been shown to be a main cause of the lack of control of most infectious diseases at farm level. A computer program and smartphone application have been developed that aim at registering targeted human...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy
Affiliation
BREIZHPIG SCOP SAS, 01 Rue Georges Guynemer, 22190 Plérin, France

IMMUNOCRIT ASSAY IS A TOOL TO EVALUATE THE MANAGEMENT OF MATERNALLLY DERIVED IMMUNITY IN SOW FARMS

Colostrum intake is crucial for piglet survival and a critical point in the health management of swine farms because it is the main known transmission mechanism of maternal derived immunity (MDI). The immunocrit assay has been suggested as a cost...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy
Affiliation
Thinkinpig, Asesoria porcina Zaragoza

Etiological cause to pleuritis in healthy pig herds with high incidences of pleuritis recorded at slaughter

Apparently healthy herds may experience up to 50% pleuritis at slaughter.
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy
Affiliation
Farm & Animal Health, Ängelholm, Sweden

A FARM CLASSIFICATION TOOL TAKING INTO ACCOUNT THE LUNG LESIONS AND THEIR EVOLUTION WITH CEVA LUNG PROGRAM

Enzootic pneumonia (EP) caused by Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae (M.hyo) remains one of the most important respiratory infections in current swine production. Ceva Lung program (CLP) is a useful tool to assess the presence, incidence and impact of EP thanks to...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy
Affiliation
CEVA SANTE ANIMALE 10 Avenue de la Ballastière 35101 LIBOURNE CEDEX FRANCE

STATISTICAL ANALYSIS OF THE CORRELATION BETWEEN THE LUNG LESIONS SCORES AND SEASONALITY USING THE CLP DATABASE

Ceva Lung Program (CLP), the lung score application to monitor the enzootic pneumonia (EP) lesions at the slaughterhouse has been set up in France since 2014. Therefore a significant number of data is available. The aim of the study is to determine if...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy
Affiliation
CEVA SANTE ANIMALE 10 Avenue de la Ballastière 35101 LIBOURNE CEDEX FRANCE

Tolfenamic acid (Tolfine®, Vetoquinol) increases the weight gain of piglets born from gilts

Tolfenamic acid (4%, Tolfine®, Vetoquinol) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, that could help ease the pain and discomfort (e.g., nipple soreness) after farrowing. The objective of this field trial was to evaluate its effect in sows and gilts.
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy
Affiliation
Vetoquinol Mexico

Biocheck.UGent: A risk based tool to quantify the level of biosecurity

A positive association between antimicrobial usage (AMU) and selection of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) has been proven in several studies. Antimicrobial stewardship in combination with optimal animal health will be key to slow down the resistance...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy
Affiliation
Ghent University, Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Veterinary Epidemiology Unit

The impact of vaccination with Ingelvac Provenza™ against IAV-S on mortality in a known PRRS-unstable population

Influenza A virus in swine (IAV-S) is significant and costly to the swine industry. Ingelvac Provenza™ (Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., St. Joseph, MO) is an intranasally administered live attenuated influenza vaccine that can be given to pigs as...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy
Affiliation
Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc.

Associations between antimicrobial prescription patterns, purchases of vaccines and prevalence of lesions found at slaughter in Danish sow herds

Antimicrobial resistance is a global concern and many countries pursue approaches to reduce antimicrobial use (AMU) in livestock, including pig production. In Denmark, the Yellow Card Initiative were introduced in 2010, setting limits for AMU for each age...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy
Affiliation
University of Copenhagen