Biosecurity and pathogen control for pig farms - Veterinary Book

Biosecurity and pathogen control for pig farms - -Veterinary book - cover book - John Carr
  • Biosecurity and pathogen control for pig farms - -Veterinary book - cover book - John Carr

Biosecurity and pathogen control for pig farms

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There are very few books on biosecurity and this one details the subject explaining why but more seriously providing practical advice on how to complete a review of the biosecurity measures required on a modern pig farm. The aim of this book is to be an easy reference guide for those involved in maintaining the health status of pig farms including abundant guidelines, advice sheets, flowcharts and pictures.

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There are very few books on biosecurity and this one details the subject explaining why but more seriously providing practical advice on how to complete a review of the biosecurity measures required on a modern pig farm. The aim of this book is to be an easy reference guide for those involved in maintaining the health status of pig farms including abundant guidelines, advice sheets, flowcharts and pictures.

Author:

 

JOHN CARR

Qualified as a veterinarian by the University of Liverpool. PhD in urinary tract problems of pigs in Liverpool,

where he specialised in microbiology and pathology. John runs a consultancy practice with clients in North

America, Europe, Asia, Australia and Africa.

 

 

KEY FEATURES:

This book provides real guidelines on swine biosecurity methods.

Written by a renowned specialist in maintaining the health of pigs.

This updated edition specifically assist in the control and elimination of the African swine

fever outbreaks.

Easy reference resource.

 

 

Table of contents:

 

1. Introduction

 

2. Main pathogens of pigs

Introduction

Main pathogens of pigs

Parasites of pigs

External parasites

Internal parasites

Bacteria in pigs

How can bacteria make a pig sick?

Basic swine bacteriology

Viruses of pigs

Viruses - How do they cause disease?

Main disorders of pigs by age/group

How do pathogens get into your farm?

Threats to a pig unit

Considerations in the design of the outer security perimeter

Location: pathogen movement from a farm

Ensuring the incoming stock is of the correct health status

How many animals do we need to test?

Selection of specimens

Examination of isolation premises prior to the delivery of animals

Boar or gilt introduction. The isolation quarters are run as strict all-in/all-out

Use of farm materials to stabilise farm immunity. Feedback.

Isolation and acclimatisation. What does all-in/all-out mean?

Pathogens that might be transmitted through semen

Disposal of dead pigs

Truck routines

Truck cleaning problems

Transport inspection check list

Transport hygiene check list

Vermin control measures

Rodent control

Bird control

Fly and mosquito control

Reducing and controlling people’s risks

Visitor entry procedures

Visitors’ book

Biosecurity– visitor dress code

Shower room protocols

Shower room hygiene

Straw and bedding

Machine and equipment purchases

Biosecurity checking

Reducing pathogens on the farm

Controlling today’s number one risk: the compromised pig

Hospital pen records

Hospital pen design

What to do with compromised pigs

All-in/all-out (AIAO)

Pig flow

Disinfectant management: foot baths

Cleaning a room between batches

Fumigation

Application of lime wash

Medicine refrigerator set up

The use of vaccines in pigs

Feed hygiene to reduce contamination

Feed bulk bins

Partial depopulation: the basics

Animal movements

Elimination of pathogens from farms

Depopulation/repopulation

Depopulation procedures

Cleaning protocols

Hysterectomy and moving piglets to a new farm

Segregated early weaning

Partial depopulation

Vaccination and testing and removing

Herd closure and pathogen exposure

Medication programmes

 

3. How do pathogens get into your farm?

Threats to a pig unit

Considerations in the design of the outer security perimeter

Location: pathogen movement from a farm

Ensuring the incoming stock is of the correct health status

How many animals do we need to test?

Selection of specimens

Examination of isolation premises prior to the delivery of animals

Boar or gilt introduction. The isolation quarters are run as strict all-in/all-out

Use of farm materials to stabilise farm immunity. Feedback.

Isolation and acclimatisation. What does all-in/all-out mean?

Pathogens that might be transmitted through semen

Disposal of dead pigs

Truck routines

Truck cleaning problems

Transport inspection check list

Transport hygiene check list

Vermin control measures

Rodent control

Bird control

Fly and mosquito control

Reducing and controlling people’s risks

Visitor entry procedures

Visitors’ book

Biosecurity– visitor dress code

Shower room protocols

Shower room hygiene

Straw and bedding

Machine and equipment purchases

Biosecurity checking

 

4. Reducing pathogens on the farm

Controlling today’s number one risk: the compromised pig

Hospital pen records

Hospital pen design

What to do with compromised pigs

All-in/all-out (AIAO)

Pig flow

Disinfectant management: foot baths

Cleaning a room between batches

Fumigation

Application of lime wash

Medicine refrigerator set up

The use of vaccines in pigs

Feed hygiene to reduce contamination

Feed bulk bins

Partial depopulation: the basics

Animal movements

 

5. Elimination of pathogens from farms

Depopulation/repopulation

Depopulation procedures

Cleaning protocols

Hysterectomy and moving piglets to a new farm

Segregated early weaning

Partial depopulation

Vaccination and testing and removing

Herd closure and pathogen exposure

Medication programmes

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Author
John Carr
Trim size
11 x 20 cm
Pub date
2016
Product type
Hardcover
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