Researchers have discovered a new virus in shaking piglets in Austria, called LINDA-Virus (Lateral shaking Inducing NeuroDegenerative Agent).
Researchers believe that understanding how live pigs are traded between villages and backyard farmers can help health agencies better understand how swine diseases spread.
This resource provides biosecurity recommendations to all pork production stakeholders in the pig farming systems worldwide.
An investigation into the PEDv outbreaks has identified potential vectors for the virus to slip into barns.
A study from Denmark found that a drug-resistant staph carried by pigs is causing severe illnesses in people who have had no contact with pigs or farms.
The Secure Pork Supply Plan seeks to boost communication and coordination of all pork supply chain segments to help producers in the event of a disease outbreak.
Reports from China note that a new subgenotype of Classical Swine Fever virus is responsible for recent outbreaks.
Wild pigs carry diseases that can have devastating consequences for domestic pig populations.
Manitoba’s Chief Veterinary Officer has confirmed an incidence of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv) at a sow farm in southeast Manitoba.
The program will identify the best biocontainment recommendations from the various transportation biosecurity programs now in the industry.