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Pig Health & Disease

The latest articles, analysis and information on managing pig herd health and preventing costly outbreaks, such as PEDv, piglet diarrhea, African swine fever and Porcine Circovirus Disease for sows, gilts, boars, hogs and piglets from the editors of Pig International magazine.

ARTICLES

Canada confirms 45 PEDV positive sites

PEDV has been found in 45 sites in Southeast Manitoba, Canada according to the Manitoba Pork Council.
Since May of this year, there have been 45 porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) cases confirmed in Manitoba, Canada, according to the Manitoba government website. Prior to May there had only been 10 cases since 2014.
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OIE to establish a US-based liaison office

The Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases based in College Station, Texas, will host the office of the World Organisation for Animal Health
Following the Executive Order 13759 by which the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) has been designated as a Public International Organization entitled to enjoy certain privileges, exemptions and immunities, the OIE has announced it will establish a liaison office in the U.S. later this year.
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Nutriad presents AGP alternatives

The company also showcased its mycotoxin management products at Indo Livestock 2017 in Indonesia
Nutriad showcased its program for responsible use of antibiotics and efficient mycotoxin management at Indo Livestock 2017 in Indonesia.
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Secure pork supply guide for producers expected in 2018

National Pork Board reports that the Secure Pork Supply plan has been developed to help pig farmers respond to major disease threats
The 2014-2015 highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreaks in the U.S. provided a sobering reminder to all of animal agriculture the severity of the economic impact that can result from the introduction of a foreign animal disease into the U.S.
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