January 31, 2018

SHIC Releases 2018 Plan of Work to Help Safeguard Swine Health

The Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) Plan of Work for 2018, with projects designed to quickly deliver results to safeguard the health of the US swine herd, was approved by the organization’s Board of Directors during their January 26 meeting.
January 17, 2018

SHIC 2017 Accomplishments Reviewed and Accepted

Ames, Iowa – Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) Executive Director Dr. Paul Sundberg presented the 2017 Annual Report and the Center’s accomplishments at the National Pork […]
January 17, 2018

SHIC Reports on 2017 Accomplishments

The Swine Health Information Center presented its 2017 Annual Report and the Center’s accomplishments on behalf of US pork producers at the National Pork Board meeting on January 9, 2018. The report was accepted and the Center’s efforts to protect and enhance the health of the US swine herd by providing return on the investment made in the Center validated.
January 16, 2018

SHIC-Funded Research Discovers Novel Way to Monitor and Diagnose Japanese Encephalitis Virus

When Japanese Encephalitis Virus (JEV) infects a naïve herd, the mortality rate of infected piglets is close to 100 percent; and 50 to 70 percent of sows experience reproductive failure. While JEV is endemic in Asia and the Pacific, many countries like the United States don’t have and don’t want this disease.
January 8, 2018

January 2018 SHIC eNewsletter

SHIC Delivers to US Pork Producers During 2017
SHIC Moves Porcine Sapelovirus Up on Swine Disease Matrix
SHIC’s Near Real-time Global Swine Disease Surveillance System Issues First Reports
SHIC Rapid Response Corps Up, Beta-Testing, and Ready
Pot-Bellied Pigs, a Hurricane, and Puerto Rico