Article published the June 7, 2021
In 2014, it was first reported that pigs could become infected with porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus (PEDV) following consumption of contaminated feed via natural feeding behaviour (Dee et al., 2014). Since that time, similar observations have been reported for Seneca virus A (SVA), porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) and African swine fever virus (ASF ...
Article published the May 4, 2021
1 | PART 1: WHAT DO WE KNOW?
1.1 | Introduction
Effective biosecurity protocols are essential towards protecting the health status of swine farms. In the United States, tremendous resources have been invested to reduce the risk of viral pathogens, such as the entry of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus into susceptible populations. Protocols including shower in-shower ...
News published on November 18, 2020
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 Veterinary Services) mentioned that “ASF continues to spread across the globe. It was a threat when it was found in the world’s largest swine population in China and continues to ...
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