Dr. Bret Marsh, Indiana State Veterinarian, spoke about the threat of a foreign animal disease (FAD) outbreak in the United States at the Four Star Veterinary Service Pork Industry Conference held in Fort Wayne, Indiana in mid-September.
Mycoplasma bovis tends to hit calves early on in life, especially those born on dairy farms, according to Dr. Bryant Chapman with Four Star Veterinary Service in Ohio.
Swine producers may be facing an emerging respiratory condition without really knowing about it.
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.
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.
A resurgence of the F18 strain of Escherichia coli (E. coli) in weaned pigs on a growing number of hog farms is causing a rise in mortality and a reduction in performance.