Porcine Health Management

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Effect of vaccination against GnRF in different production systems: a practical alternative to physical castration and entire male production in...

Physical castration (PC) of male piglets is common practice to prevent boar taint in meat from entire males (EM), but is increasingly controversial. The European industry is looking for effective, practical, economical and acceptable alternatives to...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy
Affiliation
Zoetis, Parsippany, NJ, USA

Evolution of medication costs from 2006-2016 from the French national technical and economic database

Manage medication costs, especially the use of antibiotics, is a major challenge for the pork industry. In fact, this allows for optimizing production costs and monitor the use of antibiotics in order to reduce their contribution to bacterial resistance.
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy
Affiliation
IFIP, Le Rheu, France

Effect of different doses of florfenicol for pregnant sows

Florfenicol is a common bacteriostatic drug used in animal production, known by causing early embryonic death in hens treated with its recommended dose (10 mg/kg), but information about its effects on swine reproductive system is scarce. The objective of...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy
Affiliation
São Paulo State University (Unesp), School of Agricultural and Veterinarian Sciences, Jaboticabal, São Paulo, Brazil

Epidemiology of PRRS in the Filtered Sow Farm Population

The Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome virus (PRRSv) is one of the major diseases causing economic loses in the swine industry. Different routes of transmission between farms have been documented including incoming breeding-stock, semen and...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy
Affiliation
Veterinary Population Medicine Department, University of Minnesota, USA

Improvement in herd health and productivity in herds with swine respiratory disease with tilmicosin aqueous concentrate in lactating sows

Pulmotil® (tilmicosin) has been shown to effectively control respiratory disease in sows. The effect of administering tilmicosin aqueous concentrate (PAC) via drinking water to sows during lactation is unreported. The study objective is to evaluate the...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy
Affiliation
Elanco, Greenfield (IN), USA

Use of antibiotics at early age can affect the gut microbiota composition and diversity in one-week old piglets

In modern pig production, large litters are often affected by neonatal diarrhea and piglets get antibiotic treatment at their very early stage of life. Widespread resistance to antibiotic is a current issue of high relevance.
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy
Affiliation
University of Helsinki, Finland;Hankkija Oy, Finland

Quantification of risk factors for swine dysentery

Swine dysentery (SD), caused by Brachyspira hyodysenteriae, is an important disease in pig production worldwide but quantitative data on risk factors are rare.
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy
Affiliation
Clinic for Swine, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Bern, Switzerland

Pig farmers’ perception of the success of eradication of swine dysentery

Brachyspira hyodysenteriae infection can cause swine dysentery (SD), increased use of antimicrobials and economic losses. Eradication of SD on farm level is a powerful intervention strategy, but few field studies in a larger number of herds on the success...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy
Affiliation
Clinic for Swine, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Bern, Switzerland

Performance and health characteristics of pig herds after eradication of swine dysentery

Brachyspira hyodysenteriae infection (swine dysentery, SD) can cause economic losses, health problems and increased antimicrobial usage. Eradication of SD is one potential intervention strategy and hence expected to improve the three factors mentioned...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy
Affiliation
Clinic for Swine, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Bern, Switzerland

Raising pigs without antibiotics - a cohorte study

In Denmark, about 40% of the antimicrobials used for animal production are used in pigs. This has led to the development of the concept “Raised without antibiotics” (RWA), where pigs are ear-tagged at birth and the ear-tag is removed if the pig...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy
Affiliation
Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Gastric ulcers in sows in Denmark

Since 2014, the pig industry in Denmark has focused on decreasing the occurrence of gastric ulcers in the Danish sows. The prevalence of severe gastric ulcers was in 2011 approximately 25%. Therefore, the aim has been to decrease the prevalence of...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy
Affiliation
SEGES Pig Research Center

Evaluation of parity as a delaying factor to reach PRRSv stability in sow farms

The time required to wean RT-PCR negative pigs from a sow farm after a porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) outbreak is an important measure to plan herd closure and manage economic expectations. This time is usually referred to as...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy
Affiliation
Veterinary Population Medicine Department, University of Minnesota, USA

Investigation of Subacute Edema disease in France. Sampling method and prevalence

Edema disease (ED) is caused by Shigatoxin Stx2e, produced by STEC (Shiga Toxin producing Escherichia coli). It is described mainly as an acute pathology and a vaccine (Ecoporc SHIGA®) is available since 2013 in France. The mortality due to ED is...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy
Affiliation
IDT Biologika, 17 Rue du Sabot, 22 440 Ploufragan, France

Investigation of Subacute Edema disease in France. Impact on swine performance

Edema disease (ED) is caused by Shigatoxin Stx2e, produced by STEC (Shiga Toxin producing Escherichia coli). It is described mainly as an acute pathology and a vaccine (Ecoporc SHIGA®) is available since 2013 in France. The mortality due to ED is...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy
Affiliation
IDT Biologika, 17 Rue du Sabot, 22 440 Ploufragan, France

Environmental-, performance-, health- and welfare-related parameters in pig barns with natural and mechanical ventilation

A multifactorial approach using environmental, performance, health and welfare parameters was used to investigate the numerous effects of ventilation throughout three consecutive fattening batches (08/2015 to 12/2016) in a farrow-to-finish commercial pig...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy
Affiliation
Ghent University, Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Porcine Health Management Unit