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AASV Opens Annual Meeting Room Block
August 21, 2019 — AASV Staff [AASV]
It's time to reserve lodging for the 2020 AASV Annual Meeting in Atlanta! The AASV room block at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta is now open for reservations. Single and double rooms are available for $189...
Comments Sought on AVMA Euthanasia Guidelines
August 21, 2019 —  [Welfare]
The AVMA is in the process of updating its AVMA Guidelines for the Euthanasis of Animals. This guidance represents best practices in humanely ending animals' lives when necessary. Recent advances...
2019 Vesicular Stomatitis Outbreak Update
August 21, 2019 —  [An.H.]
Vesicular stomatitis is a viral disease that primarily affects horses and cattle, but can also affect swine, sheep, goats, llamas, alpacas, and rarely humans. Since the start of the outbreak on June...
Invitation to Participate in Antibiotic Use Survey
August 21, 2019 —  [Pharm.]
As part of an initiative to support antibiotic stewardship in the US swine industry, we invite AASV members to participate in a survey on antibiotic use practices in the US swine industry. With...
Calcium-to-Phosphorus Ratio Established for 11-to-22-kg Pigs
August 21, 2019 —  [Nutr.]
The amount of calcium in pig diets must be calculated precisely. Too much can decrease phosphorus digestibility and feed intake, leading to lower weight gain in pigs. [Source:
AASV Member Publishes Book
August 21, 2019 —  [OP-ED]
Long time AASV member Dr. Gregg BeVier has just published a new paperback, Prescriptive Thoughts for an Enriched Life. I just finished reading it last night. It is a short read, but it is very...
Call for Abstracts: AASV Student Seminar
August 20, 2019 — AASV Staff [AASV]
The American Association of Swine Veterinarians announces an opportunity for veterinary students to make a scientific presentation at the AASV Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, on Sunday, March 8,...
Do You Have a Practice Tip in Plain Sight? Share it!
August 20, 2019 — AASV Staff [AASV]
Have you ever looked all over for something, only to discover it was right there in plain sight all the time? Likewise, we're pretty sure you've got the best-ever practice tip staring you in the...
People on the Move: Dr. Dan Rosener
August 20, 2019 — AASV Staff [AASV]
Dr. Dan Rosener recently accepted a position as Technical Services Veterinarian with EW Nutrition in Adel, Iowa. His updated contact information is available at aasv.org/members/only/directory.php....
Position Announcement: Genetic Herd Veterinarian
August 20, 2019 — The Maschhoffs [Jobs]
Under general supervision, the Genetic Herd Veterinarian will serve as a liaison to the Technical Operations Operating division, specifically in Southern Illinois, Central/Southern Indiana, and...
Invitation to Participate in Antibiotic Use Survey
August 14, 2019 —  [Pharm.]
As part of an initiative to support antibiotic stewardship in the US swine industry, we invite AASV members to participate in a survey on antibiotic use practices in the US swine industry. With...
Doc Tales
August 14, 2019 — Harry Snelson
As those of you in Iowa (and most of the rest of the U.S. if you watch any political news) are aware, the Iowa State Fair is in full swing. I made my over there this evening which just happened to be...
Do You Have a Practice Tip in Plain Sight? Share it!
August 13, 2019 — AASV Staff [AASV]
Have you ever looked all over for something, only to discover it was right there in plain sight all the time? Likewise, we're pretty sure you've got the best-ever practice tip staring you in the...
Position Announcement: Director of Swine Health Services
August 13, 2019 — Tyson Foods Inc [Jobs]
Tyson Foods Inc, the world's largest protein producer and the second-largest food production company in the Fortune 500, is looking for a candidate to join our Pork Group Technical Services...
Position Announcement: Veterinarian
August 13, 2019 — Oak Hill Genetics [Jobs]
Oak Hill Genetics raises animals for medical research, for the advancement in both human and animal medicine. We began selling domestic Yorkshire/Landrace pigs in 1989, and in 1995 started selling...
Are Heavier Market Weights Better? Find Out on Aug. 15
August 12, 2019 —  [Conf.]
What happens when you raise finishing pigs to more than traditional weights? Join the National Pork Board and National Hog Farmer at 1 p.m. CDT on Aug. 15 for a one-hour webinar to get some answers....
AASV Research Topics Submissions Due August 15
August 12, 2019 — AASV Staff [AASV]
Plans are underway for the 51st annual meeting of the American Association of Swine Veterinarians (AASV), to take place March 7-10, 2020 in Atlanta, Georgia. As part of the meeting, there will be a...

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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