Weaned-pig market heats up after PRRS 1-4-4 outbreaks
A strong weaned-pig market this summer indicates the magnitude of the PRRS 1-4-4 variant outbreak in the US pork industry.
SVC Newsletter – July 2021
News from the National Pork Industry Conference, insect control and more!
How to minimize summer’s impact on sow fertility
Sow reproductive performance drops off in the summer, and this year will be no different, according to Paul Yeske, DVM, Swine Vet Center, St. Peter, Minnesota.
Dry fog with common disinfectants decontaminates supply rooms
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.
SVC Newsletter – June 2021
Dr. Tim Loula honored with two industry awards, SVC at World Pork Expo, summer management tips and more!
Nasty PRRS variant continues to spread undeterred by summer’s heat
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.