Flashcards in Notifiable Diseases and Welfare Deck (23)
List the notifiable VESICULAR diseases of pigs - 5
3. Vesicular Stomatitis
4. Vesicular Exanthema
5. Seneca valley A virus
List the notifiable HAEMORRHAGIC diseases of pigs - 2
1. Classical Swine Fever
2. African Swine Fever
List the other notifiable diseases of pigs that do not fall into the vesicular or haemorrhagic categories - 7
1. Teschen disease
2. PED / TGE
3. Aujeszky's disease
4. Brucella suis
Which notifiable disease is no longer notifiable in the UK?
What is Teschen Disease?
Polioenchephalomyelitis caused by an enterovirus
What causes TGE / PED?
What is Aujeszky's Disease?
'pseudorabies / mad itch' caused by herpesvirus
What causes FMD?
Which animals are affected by FMD?
cloven-hoofed livestock and some wild-life spp
What are the three main way that FMD could be transmitted to pigs?
Swill feeding pigs
Meat products given to pigs
AI with contaminated semen
What are the main Sx of FMD in pigs?
Vesicles on the feet, snout and tongue
What causes African Swine fever?
How is African Swine fever transmitted?
direct or indirect via ornithodorus ticks
What is the natural terminal host for ASF?
What are the main Sx of ASF in pigs?
pyrexia > 41 degrees
V+ / D+
cyanosis of extremities
What causes classical swine fever?
What is classical swine fever?
a viral infection affecting pigs
What is another name for CSF?
What are the main Sx of CSF in pigs?
V+ / D+
What procedures are classed as mutations in the UK?
In which breed of pig is ear notching considered part of the breed standard?
In which breed of pig is castration a requirement for all non-breeding males?