Journal of Swine Health and Production

Download a complete PDF of this issue (recommended for tablets) May and June, 2019

Cover Photo

A mid-day nap
Photo courtesy of Mary Breuer, Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine

 The Journal of the American Association of Swine Veterinarians

President's Message: For the record -- a historic event
Nathan Winkelman

Executive Director's message: AASV road trip
Harry Snelson

Executive Editor's message: Implications
Terri O'Sullivan

Retrospective study of lameness cases in growing pigs associated with joint and leg submissions to a veterinary diagnostic laboratory
Canning P, Costello N, Mahan-Riggs E, et al
(PDF PDF version available)

Pulmonary Paragonimus infection and other pathologic findings in feral swine (Sus scrofa) from Macon County, Alabama
Gilbreath ET, Gorham SL, Anderson DL, et al
(PDF PDF version available)

A systematic review and network meta-analysis of injectable antibiotic treatment options for naturally occurring swine respiratory disease
O’Connor A, Totton SC, Shane D
(PDF PDF version -- including both supplements)
Supplementary materials 1: Protocol (SM1) as a separate PDF.
Supplementary materials 2: Tables and Figures (SM2) as a separate PDF

News from the National Pork Board

  • Foreign animal disease action at Pork Forum
  • Checkoff research update: Stemming African swine fever transmission through feed
  • USDA sets 2020 Dietary Guidelines advisory committee
  • Checkoff collaborates to extend research funds
  • Fact sheets updated for international biosecurity

AASV news

  • AASV installs 2019 officers
  • AASV members receive discount on the 11th edition of Diseases of Swine -- now with color photos

Annual Meeting report

  • AASV celebrates 50 years with record attendance at annual meeting
  • Swine Practitioner of the Year
  • Howard Dunne Memorial Award
  • Meritorious Service Award
  • Young Swine Veterinarian of the Year Award
  • Technical Services/Allied Industry Veterinarian of the Year Award
  • Annual Business Breakfast
  • AASV Foundation announces student scholarships
  • AASV announces student poster competition awardees
  • AASV Committees meet
  • AASV proceedings and videos online
  • Thank you, AASV Annual Meeting sponsors!

PDF Built To Last: Celebrating 50 Years of Progress
(additional photos, PDF only)

AASV Foundation news

  • Three research projects funded in 2019
  • Foundation honors Henry with prestigious Heritage Award
  • Past presidents rise to the challenge
  • Chelsea Stewart receives inaugural student debt relief scholarship
  • Foundation endowment reaches its $2 million big hairy audacious goal
  • AASV Foundation endowed giving programs
  • Foundation announces recipient of Hogg Scholarship
  • Auction raises $80,000
  • Ten veterinary students receive $5000 scholarships
  • Social media raises money for AASV Foundation #AASV2019
  • Phibro Animal Health makes $25,000 endowment match -- again!

PDF Networking among the next generation...
(additional photos, PDF only)

Advocacy in action:

  • Swan song and new beginnings (Harry Snelson)
  • Protecting animal welfare (Sherrie Webb)
  • Healthy animals -- healthy food -- healthy people (Abbey Canon)

Also in the print edition:

The Journal of Swine Health and Production is published by the American Association of Swine Veterinarians. Opinions expressed in this publication are those of the individual authors and do not necessarily reflect the endorsement, official attitude, or position of the American Association of Swine Veterinarians, the Journal of Swine Health and Production, or any Industry Support Council member. The Journal of Swine Health and Production is a refereed publication and is a benefit of membership in the American Association of Swine Veterinarians.