Antimicrobial Stewardship in the Ontario Swine Industry
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The Goal of this FAAST Review is to:
- Describe how swine producers and their veterinarians can practice antimicrobial stewardship without compromising animal health and welfare
- Discuss the importance of biosecurity in reducing disease entry and risk
- Review how swine producers can tackle diarrhea in piglets and porcine respiratory disease through management and prevention strategies
What You’ll Learn/Topics Covered:
- Where to find information and resources on biosecurity protocols and practices to reduce the risk associated with disease entry
- Management strategies to boost immunity in nursery piglets, and the importance of excellent hygiene practices to reduce the spread of diarrhea-causing pathogens
- Review the host, environmental, and pathogen properties involved in the development of porcine respiratory disease, as well as treatment and prevention action plans
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