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LEARN FROM THE EXPERTS

Several collaborators representing different segments of pork production share their views on the importance of coauthoring the industry’s first comprehensive manual for MH management since 2008.

Paul Yeske, DVM, MS, and Joseph Connor, DVM, MS, both practicing swine veterinarians, discuss how MH has remained an industry challenge for several decades.



Lucina Galina Pantoja, DVM, PhD, Zoetis Technical Services, outlines a systematic, five-step approach for MH management as detailed in the new MH Technical Manual from Zoetis.

Lucina Galina Pantoja, DVM, PhD, Zoetis Technical Services, and coauthor of the new MH Technical Manual from Zoetis, proposes an MH case definition and MH classification system.



Maria Pieters, DVM, PhD, of the Department of Veterinary Population Medicine at University of Minnesota and a coauthor of the new MH Technical Manual from Zoetis, explains the importance of managing MH risk at the sow farm.

Paul Yeske, DVM, MS, of Swine Vet Center and a coauthor of the new MH Technical Manual from Zoetis, highlights protocols for successful elimination of MH from sow farms.



Joseph Connor, DVM, MS, of Carthage Veterinary Service, Ltd., and a coauthor of the new MH Technical Manual from Zoetis, explains the use of vaccines as an MH control measure.