SAVE THE DATE!
24th Annual Swine Health & Production Conference

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

Western Illinois University

Macomb, IL

CVS Swine Conference

Directions

 

Directions to the University Union (in Western Illinois University):

 

From Highway 136 East:
In the city of Macomb, follow Highway 136 until it splits with Highway 67; turn right to continue North on Highway 67. Drive just over one mile until you reach the intersection with University Drive; turn left to go West on University Drive. Continue on this road until you reach a T; turn left (South) on Western Avenue. Follow Western Avenue until you reach Murray Street; turn left on Murray Street. Continue on Murray Street approximately two blocks, the University Union is located on your left.


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From Highway 136 West:
In the city of Macomb, turn left onto Wigwam Hollow Road. Follow this road until you reach a four way stop; turn right on Adams Street.  Continue until you reach the first stop sign; turn left onto Western Avenue.  Continue on Western Avenue until you reach Murray Street; turn right. Continue on Murray Street approximately two blocks, the University Union is located on your left.


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Parking:
Parking is located in Lot N, which is to the East and down the hill from the University Union. Overflow parking is available on the North side of campus, on University Drive.


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Click here to learn more about the 24th Annual Swine Conference.

Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea

Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea has been diagnosed and confirmed. This is a link to a list of informational resources regarding PEDv.

 

New!  Download our PEDv presentation for more information, updated on August 7th, 2014.


1,000-Day Breeding Calendar App

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Easy and Safe Oral Fluid
Collection Kits

► Oral Fluid Collection Kit includes all supplies required to collect oral fluid samples
► Collection of saliva samples can be easily accomplished by hanging a cotton rope in pens of growing pigs or stalls of sows or boars
► Oral fluid can be analyzed for several viruses (PRRS, PCV2 & SIV) & bacteria (Mycoplasma) by PCR (agents) and ELISA (antibodies)
Learn More.

►Watch an educational video about Oral fluid collection from the Center for Food Security & Public Health

Watch an education video.


Spanish Translations
We have fully qualified staff member for translation of information into Spanish. Learn more.

Records
The CVS Records Dept. offers records consulting services to the swine industry. Learn more.

Professional Partnership Award
Six agencies were honored with the state Professional Partnership Award. Included in the award are Carl Sandburg College, City of Carthage, Carthage Veterinary Service, Professional Swine Management, Prairieland Investment Group and Carson Motors. Read more.

The Food Animal Veterinarian Recruitment and Retention Program
The Food Animal Veterinarian Recruitment and Retention Program will provide financial incentives in the form of student loan debt forgiveness for veterinarians who commit to four years of employment in food animal veterinary medicine. Learn more.

Swine Disease Eradication Center
We are a member of the Swine Disease Eradication Center - University of Minnesota. This is a center dedicated to research in disease transmission and methods to eliminate. This center has led the industry in PRRS, Mycoplasma, and SIV aerosol transmission. Its research in filtration has redefined herd biosecurity.

Producers, Pigs, and Pork
Building for the future by working with the present. CVS has been reading the storybook "Producers, Pigs, and Pork" to elementary schools in West Central Illinois. This is a illustrated story of a boy's visit to a modern swine production facility. Learn more...
Reading 'Producers, Pigs, and Pork' to kids

PRRS Elimination Project
Join us in our Tri-County Hancock, Adams, and McDonough PRRS Elimination Project!

Vet Internships
Interested in a vet internship with CVS. Click here to learn more.
Vet Intern Video


Student Internships