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Meet Our New Swine Veterinarians

As Pipestone Veterinary Services continues to grow and improve we are finding the need for additional veterinary support. We would like to introduce our newest veterinarians to the team and more specifically, one locally in your area. Dr. Brent Pepin

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New Disinfectant Product Shows Promise

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Cleaning and disinfecting transport trailers, farrowing stalls, and pens in nursery and wean-to-finish barns has been proven critical to keeping animals healthy and preventing the spread of viruses.  A new product is showing promise, while also proving safer for the

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Veterinary Community Focuses on Antibiotics

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By: Dr. Carissa Odland In March, I made a trip to San Diego for the American Association of Swine Veterinarians Annual meeting.    This meeting was attended by 1200 leaders in the swine industry to talk about our passion – taking

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Dan Hanson Recognized with David Neuberger II Core Values Award

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Dan Hanson, research manager for Pipestone Applied Research, was recently recognized for his work ethic, leadership and commitment to animal care in his more than 11 years at Pipestone with the David Neuberger II Core Values Award.  The award was

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Using Data to Drive Decisions

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As popular headlines focus on the potential link between antibiotic resistance and usage of antibiotics in food animal production, it is more critical than ever for swine veterinarians and producers to work together to use antibiotics in the most effective

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Don’t Ignore Ileitis Control

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Pig farmers agree: Losing a market hog hurts. There are not many topics over which all pig farmers in the U.S. would agree, but two things over which they would agree are first, that no one likes dead pigs; and

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Six Keys to Promoting Nursery Pig Health

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Focusing on these animal welfare basics is critical to getting newly weaned piglets off to a strong start Weaning and the transition to the early nursery stage are the most challenging times for piglets. Minimizing stress during those first few

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Tracking Antimicrobial Resistance: Down on the Farm

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In the summer of 2016, Pipestone set forth the challenge to be global leaders in antimicrobial stewardship. As swine veterinarians, we feel a responsibility to lead the industry with science-driven decisions on how to manage the use of antimicrobials, track

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Data Driven Decisions

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“Without data, you are just another person with an opinion” -Edwards Deming I think in numbers, as most people in the sciences do.  As such, I believe very strongly in the value of data to make decisions.  Being able to

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