Publication Date

January 2011

Abstract

In Germany August 2000 a first draft on reducing the salmonella prevalence in slaughter pigs was made. As reaction PIC Deutschland expanded their health monitoring by testing for salmonella on nucleus and multiplier farms. PIC Deutschland wanted to push and prove with the implementation of the PIC salmonella monitoring program the importance of starting at the highest level in the breeding pyramid. Reduction of the salmonella prevalence in the final product by implementing the program in the top of the pork chain in the nucleus and multiplier farms and then follow the program in the weaner producers and fattening farms. Our goal was explained by the picture of the breeding pyramid with the nucleus and multiplier farms on the top, with the information how and why to do special measures.

Book Title

91st International Conference on the Epidemiology and Control of Biological, Chemical and Physical Hazards in Pigs and Pork

Pages

276-277

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

DOI

https://doi.org/10.31274/safepork-180809-642

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Monitoring for Salmonella at PIC Deutschland

Maastricht, Netherlands

In Germany August 2000 a first draft on reducing the salmonella prevalence in slaughter pigs was made. As reaction PIC Deutschland expanded their health monitoring by testing for salmonella on nucleus and multiplier farms. PIC Deutschland wanted to push and prove with the implementation of the PIC salmonella monitoring program the importance of starting at the highest level in the breeding pyramid. Reduction of the salmonella prevalence in the final product by implementing the program in the top of the pork chain in the nucleus and multiplier farms and then follow the program in the weaner producers and fattening farms. Our goal was explained by the picture of the breeding pyramid with the nucleus and multiplier farms on the top, with the information how and why to do special measures.