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"One thing we need to understand is that, in the past several decades in North America, I don't think we have eliminated or eradicated many animal infectious diseases."

Expanding number of diseases elevates importance of lab testing
 
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ASF confirmed in Germany

The confirmation of ASF in Germany could be devastating for the country’s pork industry, which is still dealing with disruptions caused by COVID-19.

ASF confirmed in Germany
 

An adult female feral pig, sampled in Oregon, tested positive for Aujeszky’s Disease or pseudorabies, serving as a reminder for Canadian pig farmers to be on the lookout.

Producers should be aware of Aujeszky’s disease
 

A University of Illinois study identifies a sugar that slows the maturation of sperm in pigs, possibly extending sperm storage time within the female reproductive tract.

Sugar promotes sperm longevity in pig reproductive tract
 

Canadian experts continue to act as global leaders in preventing the spread and managing the virus.

No complacency concerning ASF
 
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Swine veterinarians discuss how the first three months of a pig’s life is a crucial period for gut development that can have a long-lasting impact on health and performance.

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People in pork production just as important as pigs

While their schooling focused on pigs, veterinarians on the job spend a lot of time working with clients and members of their staff.

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