Survival of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) in thermally treated feed ingredients and on surfaces
Published on: 19 September 2017
Surgical castration with pain relief affects the health and productive performance of pigs in the suckling period
Published on: 6 September 2017
Published on: 23 August 2017
Published on: 21 August 2017
Will the EU manage to ban pig castration by 2018?
Published: 20th December 2016
We regret to announce the tragic passing of Dr Bob Morrison, a leading expert in swine production and a Professor of Veterinary Population Medicine at the University of Minnesota. He served as an Editorial Board Member for Porcine Health Management since the journals launch in 2014 and will be sorely missed within the swine health community. Our condolences go out to his family.
Aims and Scope
Porcine Health Management is an open access peer-reviewed journal that aims to publish relevant, novel and revised information regarding all aspects of swine health medicine and production. The journal provides a venue for global research on swine health and production, including infectious and non-infectious diseases, reproduction, epidemiology, management, economics, genetics, housing, nutrition, animal welfare and ethics, legislation, food safety, drugs and surgery.
Dominiek Maes , DVM, MSc, PhD
Ghent University, Belgium
Dominiek Maes is a Professor of Swine Medicine at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at Ghent University. He is currently President of the European Board of Veterinary Specialization (EBVS).
During his career he has served as President of the European College of Porcine Health Management and President of the Belgian branch of the International Pig Veterinary Society.
His research interests include swine herd health and epidemiology, infectious diseases, reproduction, veterinary public health and animal production.
Joaquim Segalés , DVM, PhD
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona & Centre de Recerca en Sanitat Animal, Spain
Joaquim (Quim) Segalés is an Associate Professor at the Veterinary School of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, in Spain, teaching animal pathology and swine clinics to veterinary students. He is currently the Director of the Centre de Recerca en Sanitat Animal (CReSA), a research center belonging to IRTA (Research Institute for Technology, Food and Agriculture). He is a founding diplomate of the European College of Porcine Health Management and served as president of the College during the period 2013-16.
Quim has spent his research career on pathogenesis, immunity, control and other aspects of several diseases of swine, including PRRSV, PCV2, Aujeszky’s disease virus, Torque teno viruses, Hepatitis E virus, H. parasuis and M. hyopneumoniae.