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Yeast-based vaccine approach promises reduced cost of health for pigs

Canada’s Renaissance BioScience (RBSC) is taking a significant step forward in the realm of animal health by forming a strategic partnership with the Vaccine...

Proper vaccination helps eliminate PRRS

Proper vaccination can eliminate reproductive failure caused by PRRS on breeding farms. Similarly, in grower-finisher farms, it can reduce the occurrence of PRDC caused...

Traditional farms a challenge to tackle PRRS in Indonesia

The traditional farming system is a challenge for the pig industry in Indonesia in dealing with PRRS, Feliks Adi Nugroho of Boehringer Ingelheim Indonesia...

Strategies for PRRS prevention and control

Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) is a highly contagious and economically important disease. It causes reproductive problems and respiratory conditions in pigs. Bintang...

Indonesian pig producers warned of HP-PRRS

Indonesian pig producers have been warned to be alert for the potential spread of high pathogenic PRRS (HP-PRRS). Bintang Mas Kamdoro, Swine and Ruminant...

India needs better strategies to control PRRS

The PRRS virus (PRRSv) has devastated the northeast piggery sector in India since 2013. The government said Mizoram, a heavily affected area, had contained...

Be vigilant of these diseases, SEA pig producers warned

PRRS, Glasser’s Disease (Haemophilus parasuis), and PCV2 are three diseases that pig producers should look out for as it moves forward from ASF. Rolando...

Pirbright developing next-generation PRRS vaccines

The Pirbright Institute, together with 15 partners across seven European countries, recently secured funding to develop innovative vaccines and diagnostics for livestock reproductive diseases,...

Mobile diagnostic system proves effective for swine viruses

Cyprus Research & Innovation Center Ltd (CyRIC), an r&d firm in Cyprus, has developed a mobile tool named Swinostics that can accurately detect six...

China develops gene-edited PRRS-free pigs

Chinese scientists are studying the possibility of producing disease-free pigs using gene editing technology. The technology is expected to create healthy pigs that are...

Revisiting causes and vaccine quality to control PRRS

Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) remains one of the major disease risks at pig farms, even those with improved biosecurity. Many believe the...

Biosecurity remains the best protection against diseases

Industry experts have said that biosecurity remains the most effective tool in protecting pigs against dangerous diseases like PRRS, PED, and ASF. With many...

PRRS not necessarily passed from sow to fetus

Research in the US shows that a PRRS-positive sow does not necessarily pass the virus to her litter, a report by the National Hog...

Developing more robust and resilient pigs

While working on developing disease-resistant pigs, swine genetics companies continue to develop more robust and disease-resilient pigs. To do so, pedigree animals must be...

PRRS causes billions in losses for global pig industry

One of the most economically significant diseases in pigs, PRRS causes billions of dollars in losses for the global pig industry annually. “In a...

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