External Parasites on Swine News
News published on July 6, 2016:
Erysipelas is a severe infectious disease caused by the bacterium Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae. The disease is well-known, but basic knowledge particularly on the infection in chickens, is lacking. A new proj...
www.dca.au.dk. Author: Linda Sondergaard Sorensen.
News published on March 19, 2009:
Lice may often go unrecognized in a swine herd, even though these parasites are widely distributed among herds in the United States. Lice infestation is often not considered a serious problem, but it may lead t...
Purdue University Pork Publications
News published on November 30, 2004:
Jeff Tomberlin, a Texas A&M entomologist, is looking into the possibility that black soldier fly larvae, a.k.a. "grubs," could be used to turn livestock manure into high-protein feed. The concept itself has bee...
News published on June 23, 2004:
As if West Nile virus wasn’t bad enough, now U.S. health officials are on the lookout for another mosquito-borne disease, fearing it could become a permanent part of the American landscape if it entered the cou...
News published on June 22, 2004:
Mosquito bites on pigs will cost pork producers money this summer, a University of Nebraska swine specialist said.
Higher numbers of mosquitoes this summer means more bites on pigs and higher trim losses at ...
University of Nebraska