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African Swine Fever is Identified in China
On August 1st, African Swine Fever (ASF) was identified for the first time in China on a farm near Shenyang located in northeast China. Shenyang, the capital of Liaoning province, is positioned 130 miles from the North Korean border, 652 miles from the Russian border, and 800 miles across the sea from Japan.

Welcome to Swine Vet Center Dr. Ryan Strobel
Swine Vet Center is pleased to announce that Dr. Ryan Strobel has joined our team. Ryan grew up on a farrow to finish and row crop farm near Pemberton, Minnesota. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science from the University of Minnesota in 2013. He then continued at the University of Minnesota and graduated with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 2017. Prior to joining SVC, Ryan worked at Suidae Health and Production based in Algona, Iowa. Ryan currently resides near Algona, Iowa, with his wife, Sarah and their two-month-old son, Levi. Outside of work, Ryan enjoys hunting, fishing and is a die-hard fan of Vikings football despite the hardships over the years.

Recent Newsletters

Date/Link Articles
August-2018 African Swine Fever discovered in China, Welcome to SVC Dr. Ryan Strobel
July-2018 Seasonal Infertility, Fair Season Begins and Is under Way, Sow mortality and Prolapse Review
June-2018 Hot Weather Crisis Management, What's the Buzz on PCV3, Welcome Dr. Alyssa Betlach, Recent talks given by SVC Vets and clients
June-2018 Hot Weather Crisis Management, What's the Buzz on PCV3, Welcome Dr. Alyssa Betlach, Recent Talks Given by SVC Vets and Clients
May-2018 Early Weaning's Affect on Piglets, Grow/Finish Spring-Summer Checklist, Signs of Heat Distress
April-2018 More Highlights from the 2018 AASV Meeting, Number of PED-Infected Swine Sites Down in Manitoba, Erysipelas Season
March-2018 Notes from the 2018 AASV Meeting, Frequent Feeding of Sows Prefarrowing May Reduce Stillborn Rate, Student Seminars
February-2018 Managing Pig Environment through Temperature Swings, SVC Clients Honored at 2018 Iowa Pork Congress, Sow Mortality Discussion, Baby Dalquist
January-2018 PRRS and PED Update, News from 2018 Minnesota Pork Congress, Biosecurity Checklists
December-2017 Thank you and happy new year, Doing gilts right, key to top production, Tis the season for PRRS, Take the guesswork out of body condition scoring
November-2017 Welcome Dr. Jordan Graham, Strengthening Your Barrier Against Disease
October-2017 Pit Pumping Safety, Pit Additive Products Available from Swine Vet Center, Biosecurity Preparations for Winter