Swine Biosecurity News

News published on November 18, 2020:

What COVID can teach us about controlling African Swine Fever

In a recent panel with Farm Journal, three experts shared their insights on African Swine Fever and the lessons learned from the effects of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Gordon Spronk (President of Pipestone ...
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News published on July 6, 2020:

PEDV Retrospective with Dr. Joe Crenshaw

Why was a review of the 2014 Canadian PEDV outbreaks conducted? At the time of the 2014 Canadian PED outbreak, an extensive epidemiological investigation was initiated. The results of the investigation were pu...
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News published on March 26, 2020:

Practical biosecurity recommendations to prevent COVID-19 in farm workers and allied operations

COVID-19 Coronavirus Disease 2019, also known as COVID-19, caused by the virus Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is a “person-to-person” disease. Efforts must be directed...
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Swine Disease Eradication Center, University of Minnesota
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News published on May 9, 2019:

USSEC assists east European swine industries in overcoming current transboundary disease outbreak challenges

In an effort to assist Eastern European customers in overcoming the current challenges faced by the local swine industry, USSEC invited world-renowned experts Dr. José Manuel Sánchez-Vizcaí...
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News published on July 2, 2018:

Stalosan Doubles Production Output with Brand New Production Line

Stalosan, the best known Vilofoss brand internationally, continues making headway and is now marketed through distributors in more than 50 countries all over the world. For this reason, we have invested in an ...
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News published on July 13, 2016:

Pig Farm of Patent IEC started operation

Pig farm, as a part of the Research and Education Center Patent IEC in Crvenka, started operating on June 6th 2016. 200 large white gilts, and 6 boars have arrived on the farm from Denmark. The genetics is Dan...
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Patent Co.
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News published on December 29, 2008:

Swine: Biosecurity Pays Dividends

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. This famous quote by Ben Franklin is the essence of Biosecurity. There are many very visual practices we undertake and are familiar with in the name of biosecuri...
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Prairie Swine Centre Inc.
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News published on August 29, 2006:

Canada - Modern Hog Barn Biosecurity Virtually Eliminates Threat of Anthrax, Similar Diseases

Despite the deaths of three pigs in Saskatchewan from anthrax, the risk of swine becoming infected by this particular disease, especially those housed in modern confinement facilities, remains extremely low. ...
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News published on July 27, 2006:

New Zealand Pork - Biosecurity Focus Of Pork Conference

The Chairman of the New Zealand Pork Industry Board has challenged the government to improve both border controls and down-stream biosecurity systems which he says are inadequate and pose serious threats to the...
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New Zealand Pork Industry Board
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News published on June 23, 2005:

New Zealand - Imported pork may pose biosecurity threat

New Zealand pork producers are nervous that imported pork is jeopardising efforts to rid this country of PMWS (post weaning multi-systemic wasting syndrome). The disease, which was first identified in New Z...
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