CSU has launched a new undergraduate certificate in “Spanish for Animal Health and Care” to make sure students in veterinary and animal science fields are equipped to communicate with Spanish speakers.
A multifaceted approach is key to PRRS prevention, says Dr. Brent Sexton, Pipestone Veterinary Sytems. Strict biosecurity should be enforced to ensure people and equipment aren’t bringing PRRS onto your farm.
The global market for porcine vaccines is projected to expand at an astounding 7% from 2017 to 2025, says a new report from Transparency Market Research. The market was valued at $1.784 billion in 2016.
Minnesota producers are considering a new PRRS/PED proposal that will help them learn more about both diseases. It would be a voluntary program in cooperation with the Minnesota Board of Animal Health.
Pigs from the central Alberta farm reporting the province’s first PED outbreak might be sent to market in the U.S., after local Canadian farmers voice concern about the disease contaminating slaughter sites.
The increasing number of disease outbreaks are spurring the U.S. pork industry’s focus and collaboration on finding new ways to help protect the domestic herd from costly foreign animal diseases (FADs).
Dave Pyburn, DVM, senior vice president of science and technology for the National Pork Board, says it’s not “if” a foreign animal disease enters the U.S., it’s “when,” and the industry must be prepared.