FSVS News

Hemorrhagic tracheitis requires attention

Swine producers may be facing an emerging respiratory condition without really knowing about it. According to Dr. Michael Pierdon with Four-Star Veterinary Services in Pennsylvania,

Improvest in market gilts

Dr. Taylor Engle, veterinarian with Four Star Veterinary Service, talked to The Pig Site’s Sarah Mikesell at the 2022 World Pork Expo held in Des Moines, Iowa, USA. Dr. Engel offers his unique perspective of using Improvest in producers’ herds. Dr. Engle says to expect to market gilts about 7 to 10 days earlier with Improvest.

Solving sow lameness starts with prevention

Lameness issues continue to be a significant problem in sow herds, causing 40% to 50% of all sow removals, according to Bill Minton, DVM, Four Star Veterinary Service in Chickasaw, Ohio.