Seneca Virus Update
There have been more cases of Seneca Virus A (SVA or Seneca Valley Virus) showing up again, with a number of them being reported in recent weeks by 3 diagnostic labs cooperating in the University of Minnesota Swine Health Monitoring Project.
Seneca Virus A Sero-Prevalence Study
In March of this year, SVC's Dr. Steve Tousignant was funded through the American Association of Swine Veterinarians (AASV) to conduct a study to understand how much Seneca Virus A might be present within the upper Midwest sow herd.
Annual National pork Industry Conference
SVC's Drs. Tim Loula and Ross Kiehne presented at this year's NPIC meeting held in wisconsin Dells on July 10-13.
Dr. Loula presented on a panel that addressed the subject "Raised without Antibiotics and Associated Animal Welfare Issues". He was joined by Dr. Joe Connor of Carthage, IL, AASV Exectutive Director Dr. Tom Burkgren, Dr. Jim Magolski of Coleman Natural Foods and Ben Wooley of Sunterra Farms.
Dr. Ross Kiehne presented "Veterinary Issues Facing the Industry Today... and Tomorrow".
Congratulations to the Norell Family
SVC is proud to congratulate its clients, the Byron, Burt and Bruce Norell families on having been named 2016 Nicollet County Farm Family of the Year. The Norells raise hogs, cattle, corn, soybeans and canning crops near St. Peter, MN.