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PigCast: Tips on Gut Health with Dr. González Mateos

Hongyao Lin and Miquel Collellwelcome Prof Gonzalo González-Mateos this week, a world-leading expert in animal feed and nutrition. The trio discuss whether, if antibiotic use is restricted, producers have to accept the trade-off between gut health and pig growth?    Prof González-Mateos warns that people often get lost seeking easy answers to complex questions. But investigating scour is like ‘dealing with

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PigCast: Tips on Biosecurity with Dr. Jake Waddilove

Hosts Miquel and Jessica discuss ‘Good Management, Good Pigs… and the importance of Health’ with Jake Waddilove, a principal partner in Eastgate Veterinary Group and experienced pig-specialist veterinarian. Mr Waddilove explains how the UK’s small wild boar population and physical isolation have protected it against ASF so far.  But, as 40% of all pigs raised

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PigCast: Tips on Biosecurity with Dr. Satoshi Otake

In this episode of PigCast, hosts Miquel Collell and Jessica Seate investigate Japan’s excellent reputation for biosecurity with Dr Satoshi Otake.  Border controls and successful vaccination programmes have been highly effective in eradicating swine disease in Japan. The country learnt important lessons from PRRS and applied them to eradicating Aujeszky’s Disease as well.    Despite this success

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