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Alumbaugh: Multiple factors contribute to PRDC

Chronic respiratory disease is common and can be difficult to prevent and control. Porcine Respiratory Disease Complex (PRDC) can have a significant impact on herds if not monitored and managed. FULL STORY »

Risk management strategies vital to PEDv control

A published study performed by Pipestone Veterinary Services shows it may be possible to secure feed against Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv). FULL STORY »

Don’t lose sight of feed efficiency

All signs point to a bountiful harvest, with corn and soybean meal prices expected to fall. However, with feed costs making up about 65 percent of production costs, it still pays to reduce the cost of the diet or improve feed efficiency. FULL STORY »

Dr. Luc Dufresne honored at Leman Conference

Luc Dufresne, DVM, has been named the recipient of the 2014 Allen D. Leman Science in Practice Award. FULL STORY »

Check water periodically for bacteria, nitrate

While most bacteria found in water do not cause disease, disease-causing pathogens can exist in well water given the right circumstances. FULL STORY »