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19 April 2013

Protect your horses and yard: Virkon® S for Equine Herpesvirus-1 Biosecurity

Outbreaks of equine herpesvirus (EHV-1), the virus that causes abortion, respiratory disease and neurological disease in horses, have been affecting areas of Devon, Somerset, East Anglia and Gloucestershire since November 2012.

 

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18 April 2013

"Keeping Avian Influenza Out": Advice for UK Poultry Farmers

With Avian Influenza (AI) virus confirmed on a poultry farm in Suffolk, global veterinary biosecurity expert, DuPont is providing UK farmers with important advice on how to protect valuable flocks from possible infection.

 

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13 July 2009

Biosecurity, Air Quality and Aerial Spread of Pathogens in Swine Production

The air that pigs breathe can have a significant impact on their health and performance. Not only can it carry pathogens but also its quality can affect the pig. Importantly we can use biosecurity to help control these challenges to pigs’ health.

 

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25 June 2009

Biosecurity doesn't cost - it pays!

Avian Influenza Threats Highlights the Role of Effective Biosecurity

 

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15 June 2009

DuPont Disinfectants Hygiene and Emergency Disease Outbreak Information for Influenza A (H1N1)

DuPont Disinfectants and its partners are focusing on the global effort to help prevent the spread of Influenza A (H1N1) which is now presenting a growing threat to the borders of many countries.

 

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18 June 2009

Viral Diseases of Poultry – The tip of the iceberg

Viral challenges can be the triggers for a whole range of problems which may never even appear as clinical disease but can have an even more devastating effect on overall flock performance, production and profits.

 

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16 June 2009

Swine Diseases Have Changed

In the modern pig industry we are faced with much more complex pig disease than we used to be, and this change is mainly due to the evolution of different viruses which have forced us to revolutionise our approaches to disease control.

 

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30 September 2008

Torque Teno Virus - A New Threat to Pigs?

Leading researchers from Ohio State University reported some ground breaking findings at the recent IPVS Congress in Durban1 with potential major impact for pig producers worldwide. Steve Krakowka and his team have shown that a new, difficult to control organism, Porcine Torque Teno Virus (TTV) can potentiate both PCV2 and PRRSV infections in pigs.

 

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28 August 2008

Marek's Disease - The Story Behind the Headlines

It is easy to get distracted by the headline grabbing poultry health issues of Avian Influenza, Newcastle disease and Salmonella. Whilst these may well be the most pressing disease problems for our industry, the danger is that concentrating all time and resources on them tends to ignore those diseases that may be having a chronic and significant impact on performance and profitability, day in and day out.

 

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18 August 2008

The Effect of Biofilms in Pig Production

A biofilm is a collection of bacteria and/or fungi that exists in a multicellular or community form, encased in an extracellular polysaccharide matrix that they themselves synthesise. They require the presence of water, and form on a solid substrate, on soft tissue surfaces within living organisms and at liquid-air interfaces.

 

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16 July 2008

PRRS Virus

Research by world-renowned veterinary scientists has shown that suitable disinfection can eliminate even high challenges of PRRS virus from pig transport vehicles and this can be achieved with cold water and foam application.

 

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10 June 2008

The Role of Biosecurity in Aujeszky's Disease/Pseudorabies Control

by Jake Waddilove MA, VetMB MRCVS
Aujeszky's Disease (AD), or Pseudorabies (PR) as it is also known, is an important worldwide disease. Control and eradication remain the goal for this disease and biosecurity has a pivotal role.

 

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16 July 2009

"Common Signs are Common"
Diagnosing respiratory problems in poultry

In this short technical news bulletin, Stephen Lister talks about the respiratory problems in poultry.

 

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06 May 2008

Clean Properly Before You Disinfect!

For a disinfection programme to work to its full potential it is necessary to clean to the maximum levels before disinfecting.

 

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24 March 2008

Chick Anaemia Virus - The Hidden Menace

It is widely accepted in many parts of the world that chick anaemia virus (CAV) can have a serious economic impact on the poultry industry through direct clinical and potentially even more damaging, sub-clinical disease.

 

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05 March 2008

Production Viruses Cost Money Everyday

Increasing incidence of viruses has had a major impact on modern pig production practices and more commonly than often realised

 

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