Don't Be Burned Before You Learn. Fighting Foreign Animal Diseases - Transmission Dynamics

Don’t be burned before you learn. 


Take the sting out African Swine Fever before it consumes your herd and your livelihood. 



This webinar is now available on demand!

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African Swine Fever (ASF) is blazing a devastating trail throughout China and Europe. Herds and business are being destroyed in record numbers. That’s why the U.S. swine industry is stepping up its biosecurity practices to prevent all foreign diseases, including and especially ASF from invading our valuable herds. 
During the webinar Dr. Jean Paul Cano and Dr. Andrea Pitkin offer keen insight in the transmission dynamics of ASF and what practical preparedness and risk management programs U.S. pig farmers can use to protect their herds and their businesses. 
Additionally, the webinar covers a variety of other informative topics, including:
  • How transportation of contaminated livestock, feed and other goods play a role
  • The effect diseased wild pigs can have on domesticated swine herds
  • How common farm pests, such as rodents and insects, can spread disease
  • The best farm-level cleaning and disinfecting practices
Stop the destruction of the swine industry by viewing this free webinar. It’s a must for everyone in the swine industry.
Dr. Jean Paul Cano
Director of Health Assurance for North and Latin America
Dr. Cano’s impressive credentials include holding a PhD in Veterinary Medicine – Infectious Diseases from the University of Minnesota. He worked as a swine practitioner and also held an executive position in the Veterinary Program of Swine Health Management at the University of Illinois. He was a faculty member at the College of Veterinary Sciences at Universidad Central de Venezuela and has worked extensively with Boehringer Ingleheim. Currently, he’s the Health Director of PIC for the Americas. 

Dr. Andrea N Pitkin
Health Assurance Veterinarian
Dr. Pitkin is a graduate of the University of Minnesota where she studied animal science. In 2009, she received her Master of Science degree in Infectious Disease, with a focus on Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Biosecurity Intervention Strategies, which then she followed by earning a DVM degree with a Certificate in Swine Medicine. As a member of the PIC veterinary team, she’s responsible for the implementation and biosecurity of the PIC Health Assurance Program. She has also has several years practicing swine and bovine medicine in Southern Minnesota. 

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