June 23, 2017

Emerging Disease Communications Strategy Formed

When emerging swine disease arises, early communication about outbreaks is essential. Veterinarians and pork producers need to know who to contact and how to proceed in these events, beyond their diagnostic work and caring for the affected herd, so information is shared to protect the health of the US herd. The recently developed Emerging Disease Communication Plan provides the process to follow and outlines the resources available.
June 21, 2017

The Marketing Journey of Cull Sows and Secondary Market Pigs

By Dan Sutherland   Introduction The swine industry continues to deal with the threat of emerging new diseases. Post production pig movement plays an important role […]
May 30, 2017

June 2017 SHIC eNewsletter

Diagnostic Support Fuels Search for Answers Sometimes, the cause of herd health problems is not easily identified. When initial diagnostic work paid for by the producer […]
May 9, 2017

Pathogen Transmission White Paper

Modeling the transboundary survival of foreign animal disease pathogens in contaminated feed ingredients.   Introduction: The North American swine industry is under constant threat of foreign […]
April 26, 2017

U.S. – Canada Biocontainment Project Objectives and Outcomes

There are multiple, effective transport biosecurity programs used in today’s pork industry but there is no consensus on a baseline set of SOPs that are implementable […]