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Foreign Animal Disease Preparation Bulletin
May 22, 2019 —  [FAD]
Read the latest Foreign Animal Disease Preparation Bulletin brought to you by the Pork Checkoff, in collaboration with the National Pork Producers Council, Swine Health Information Center, USDA, and...
Doc Tales
May 22, 2019 — Harry Snelson [OP-ED]
We recently met with a group of USDA researchers to discuss the importance of swine research and offer some input regarding topics of importance to swine producers and veterinarians. One of the...
PCV3-associated Disease in the United States Swine Herd
May 21, 2019 —  [Abs.]
Porcine circovirus-associated disease encompasses multiple disease syndromes including porcine circovirus 2 systemic diseases, reproductive failure, and porcine dermatitis and nephropathy syndrome....
Position Announcement: Senior Swine Veterinarian
May 21, 2019 — Smithfield Hog Production - Rocky Mountain Region [Jobs]
Smithfield Hog Production is seeking a Senior Swine Veterinarian for our Rocky Mountain Region who will assist in improving production and efficiency and company profitability through improving herd...
2019 Podcast Series: Jon De Jong
May 17, 2019 — AASV Staff [AASV]
During the AASV Annual Meeting, 29 veterinary students interviewed conference speakers to gain additional information about their presentation topic. The next of these MP3 audio interviews is now...
USDA Enhances ASF Surveillance Efforts
May 16, 2019 —  [USDA]
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is furthering its overall African Swine Fever (ASF) preparedness efforts with the implementation of a surveillance plan. As part of this plan, the Animal and...
VT Feral Swine Captured Tests Positive for Pseudorabies
May 15, 2019 —  [An.H.]
On March 25th of this year, after many months of sightings, a single feral pig was shot and killed by USDA Wildlife Services in Lyndonville, VT. Subsequently the boar tested positive for pseudorabies...
ASF Vaccine Test Successful
May 15, 2019 —  [FAD]
Spanish scientists have developed an oral vaccine that reportedly immunizes Eurasian wild boars against African swine fever (ASF). (Source: Farms.com, by Jonathan Martin, 14 May 2019) Researchers...
Revised JSHAP Author Guidelines Now Available
May 14, 2019 — AASV Staff [AASV]
The author guidelines for the Journal of Swine Heath and Production (JSHAP) have been updated and are now available online. Authors should consult these guidelines when preparing a manuscript for...
Position Announcement: Senior Swine Veterinarian
May 14, 2019 — Smithfield Hog Production - Rocky Mountain Region [Jobs]
Smithfield Hog Production is seeking a Senior Swine Veterinarian for our Rocky Mountain Region who will assist in improving production and efficiency and company profitability through improving herd...
May is Mental Health Month
May 8, 2019 — AASV Staff [AASV]
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Hear AASV members share their stories in the Veterinary Wellbeing video, created for the AASV's Golden Anniversary under the direction of AASV member Dr. Sarah...

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Category abbreviations: AASV=Membership information, announcements, and other information from the American Association of Swine Veterinarians; Abs.=Abstracts from journal articles of general interest to swine veterinarians.; ALERT=Used to create email alerts; An.H.=Animal Health; Conf.=Conference announcements and other continuing education opportunities; FAD="Foreign" Animal Disease and other news most significant to regions outside of North America.; Food=Food Safety; Gov.=Information about legislation, regulations, and rulemaking that may affect the swine industry or swine veterinarians.; Hum.H.=Human health; Ind.=News from the pork industry, including NPPC and Pork Board activities.; International=Information regarding swine health and production internationally.; Jobs=Position announcements, primarily seeking swine veterinarians.; Meet=Provides a short synopsis of meetings of importance to swine veterinarians.; News=Agriculture related news events.; Nutr.=Swine nutrition; OP-ED=Opinion or editorial articles expressing the thoughts of individual Association members.; Pharm.=Pharmaceuticals and biologicals; PRRS=Articles from the AASV PRRS Task Force; Practice=Information associated with practice management or development.; Research=Research topics of interest to swine veterinarians.; Students=Information of interest to AASV student members.; USDA=US Dept. of Agriculture activities of interest to swine veterinarians.; Welfare=Animal welfare issues