When Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv) hit North America in 2013, it had many in the swine industry scratching their heads wondering how and why? For any of you that were listening during your high school history
It's hard to think about when animals need to be euthanized. It’s harder when you’re the one doing it. Veterinarians are put in that position often. Think what would happen if a foreign animal disease were to hit.
The expanding distribution of African swine fever (ASF) is threatening the pig industry worldwide. Most outbreaks occur in backyard and small-scale herds, where poor farmers often attempt to limit the disease's economi
Is progress being made to create a vaccine bank to protect agriculture from foreign animal diseases? Liz Wagstrom, chief veterinarian for the National Pork Producers Council, gives an update on the progress.