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What are some of the issues on swine disease transmission?
Vertical Transmission in Swine
Dr. Edgar Diaz, Dr. Jim Lowe

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Dr. Chris Hostetler, National Pork Board, over the last year has developed a research plan to look at sow lifetime productivity. The metric has some challenges with many variable ecosystem inputs. With feedback from others in the swine industry, Dr. Hostetler has put in place a plan to understand sow lifetime productivity, how to measure the various factors, and outline a strategic initiative focus on improving lifetime sow productivity.

Swine Influenza - Recent Developments - Dr. Kristien Van Reeth, Ghent University, Belgium, at the 2009 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, University of Minnesota Veterinary Continuing Education, September 19-22, 2009, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA.