Hog producers discouraged to learn foggers don’t fully disinfect a supply room should not close the door on the biosecurity method yet. New research spearheaded by Erin Kettelkamp, DVM, with Swine Vet Center, found a better solution.
Dr. Tim Loula honored with two industry awards, SVC at World Pork Expo, summer management tips and more!
The virulent porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) variant identified as PRRS 1-4-4 continues its destructive march through hog farms, even in the heat of summer.
This month, Dr. Laura Bruner discusses basic piglet care. In addition, we welcome two new veterinarians to our team: Drs. Erin Kettelkamp and Ethan Spronk!
Today’s high hog prices dictate a completely different mindset from a few months ago when an oversupply of hogs and low prices required cost-cutting measures, according to Jordan Graham, DVM, Swine Vet Center, St. Peter, Minnesota.
Two lingering cases of PED at different finishing units were frustrating Ross Kiehne, veterinarian with Swine Vet Center, St. Peter, Minnesota. A possible solution was a disinfectant that could safely be fogged into barns with pigs present.