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SHIC Delivers to US Pork Producers During 2017
December 22, 2017 — Paul Sundberg [An.H.]
With more deliverables for the US swine industry than there were gifts beneath the tree, the Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) focused on urgent return-on-investment projects to monitor,...
SHIC Moves Porcine Sapelovirus Up on Swine Disease Matrix
December 20, 2017 — Paul Sundberg [An.H.]
With increasing reports of porcine sapelovirus (PSV) from veterinary diagnostic labs, along with anecdotal evidence from practitioners and producers, as evidence, the Swine Health Information Center...
CSHIN PED Cases Update
June 21, 2017 —  [An.H.]
Manitoba: A finisher barn (case #28) in Buffer Area 5 and a nursery (case #27) in Buffer Area 4 tested positive today for PED. The nursery site showed clinical signs of PED prior to testing positive...
Canada Makes Progress Toward Eradicating PED
January 4, 2017 —  [An.H.]
The Veterinary Counsel with the Canadian Pork Council reports the Canadian pork industry is doing a fantastic job in its effort to rid the country of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea. The Canadian Swine...
Stay on Top of Seneca Valley Virus and More!
December 21, 2016 —  [An.H.]
Stay Informed with SHIC Are you getting the latest disease information from SHIC? If not, be sure to subscribe now to SHIC’s newsletter. It’s the best way to make sure you don’t...
SHIC Helps Swine Health Monitoring Project’s Capabilities
August 3, 2016 — Paul Sundberg [An.H.]
The Swine Health Monitoring Project (SHMP) was created in 2012 to prospectively monitor the incidence of PRRS virus, but has since expanded in scope to also include incidence of Porcine Epidemic...
Data Shows a Spike in Senecavirus A Cases
July 27, 2016 — Paul Sundberg and Bob Morrison [An.H.]
The Swine Health Monitoring Project (SHMP) was developed in 2012 to monitor the incidence of PRRS virus. It has grown in representation across the country and today includes 29 systems with...
Seneca Valley Virus May Be Down But It’s Not Out
June 22, 2016 —  [An.H.]
Just since January, diagnostic labs from across the country have already reported more than 60 accessions positive for Seneca Valley Virus or Senecavirus A (Figure 1). We don’t know from this...
PED Containment Top Priority
June 22, 2016 —  [An.H.]
Manitoba's Chief Veterinary Officer says all pig movements on and off PED infected farms are being tracked in an effort to identify the source of infection and to ensure it does not spread to other...
SHIC Receives 29 Research Proposals from Call
June 15, 2016 —  [An.H.]
In response to the Swine Health Information Center’s (SHIC) request for research proposals that focus on disease pathogen detection, researchers submitted 29 proposals by the June 7 deadline...
Canada: Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Update
June 1, 2016 —  [An.H.]
The first new case of PED (PCR positive) since Jan 21, 2015 occurred in SE Manitoba in a batch-farrow sow barn. Follow up with the private veterinarian for this premises indicated that the initial...
Senecavirus A Webinar Series
May 11, 2016 —  [An.H.]
The Swine Health Information Center (SHIC), in collaboration with the American Association of Swine Veterinarians, the National Pork Board and the National Pork Producers Council, will hold a series...
PEDV Task Force Needs Your Help
May 4, 2016 —  [An.H.]
The pork industry PEDV Task Force is currently discussing recommendations for dealing with PEDV/SECD in the U.S. pork industry. One of the options on the table is to develop a voluntary industry...

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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