11 min

Dr. Donna Drebes: Mycoplasma Control Strategies | Ep. 76 The Swine Health Blackbelt Podcast

    • Science

Mycoplasma, a group of bacteria, is integral to swine health management due to its potential to cause respiratory diseases, particularly Mycoplasma Hyopneumoniae. These infections lead to reduced growth rates, heightened medication costs, and compromised herd performance. Effective mycoplasma control strategies are essential for herd health and economic sustainability. In this episode, Dr. Donna Drebes, a production veterinarian at Seaboard Foods, discusses optimal strategies for mycoplasma hyopneumoniae gilt acclimation, emphasizing the importance of intratracheal inoculation and in-house autogenous products, providing valuable insights for producers.

Meet the guest: Dr. Donna Drebes

Experience:
Current: Production Veterinarian in Seaboard FoodsPast: Principal Investigator at the University of Minnesota
Background:
DVM, Veterinary Medicine (University of Minnesota)B.Sc., Pre-Veterinary Studies (Southern Illinois University)
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The Swine Health Blackbelt Podcast is trusted and supported by innovative companies like:

* Boehringer Ingelheim
* Elanco
- Adare
- Essential Ag Solutions
- Healthy Climate Solutions
- United Animal Health

𝗟𝗶𝘀𝘁𝗲𝗻 𝗼𝗻 𝗔𝗽𝗽𝗹𝗲 𝗣𝗼𝗱𝗰𝗮𝘀𝘁𝘀, 𝗦𝗽𝗼𝘁𝗶𝗳𝘆 𝗼𝗿 𝗮𝗻𝘆 𝗺𝗮𝗷𝗼𝗿 𝗽𝗹𝗮𝘁𝗳𝗼𝗿𝗺.

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LinkedIn: Swine Campus
Website: swinehealthblackbelt.com

Mycoplasma, a group of bacteria, is integral to swine health management due to its potential to cause respiratory diseases, particularly Mycoplasma Hyopneumoniae. These infections lead to reduced growth rates, heightened medication costs, and compromised herd performance. Effective mycoplasma control strategies are essential for herd health and economic sustainability. In this episode, Dr. Donna Drebes, a production veterinarian at Seaboard Foods, discusses optimal strategies for mycoplasma hyopneumoniae gilt acclimation, emphasizing the importance of intratracheal inoculation and in-house autogenous products, providing valuable insights for producers.

Meet the guest: Dr. Donna Drebes

Experience:
Current: Production Veterinarian in Seaboard FoodsPast: Principal Investigator at the University of Minnesota
Background:
DVM, Veterinary Medicine (University of Minnesota)B.Sc., Pre-Veterinary Studies (Southern Illinois University)
Connect with the guest!

The Swine Health Blackbelt Podcast is trusted and supported by innovative companies like:

* Boehringer Ingelheim
* Elanco
- Adare
- Essential Ag Solutions
- Healthy Climate Solutions
- United Animal Health

𝗟𝗶𝘀𝘁𝗲𝗻 𝗼𝗻 𝗔𝗽𝗽𝗹𝗲 𝗣𝗼𝗱𝗰𝗮𝘀𝘁𝘀, 𝗦𝗽𝗼𝘁𝗶𝗳𝘆 𝗼𝗿 𝗮𝗻𝘆 𝗺𝗮𝗷𝗼𝗿 𝗽𝗹𝗮𝘁𝗳𝗼𝗿𝗺.

Instagram: Swine Campus
LinkedIn: Swine Campus
Website: swinehealthblackbelt.com

11 min

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