Carthage Innovative Swine Solutions, LLC
Carthage Innovative Swine Solutions (CISS) performs health, production, and sow and wean to finish nutrition research that can be applied to production systems around the world.
CISS is currently offering opportunities to both graduate and veterinary students to develop and oversee research trials held at a facility located in the Midwest. CISS is also providing summer and 6-month internships to undergraduates who are interested in learning about swine production and nutrition. We are looking for independent people who are interested in various aspects of swine production ranging from nutrition, animal behavior, to manure management.
Research Facility | Research Program | Feeding Stations
If you are interested in research opportunities with CISS, please contact:
Dr. Laura Greiner
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 December 4th, 2014.
New! Download our Mycotoxin presentation for more information, updated on January 23rd, 2015
1,000-Day Breeding Calendar App
We have fully qualified staff member for translation of information into Spanish. Learn more.
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...
PRRS Elimination Project
Join us in our Tri-County Hancock, Adams, and McDonough PRRS Elimination Project!
Interested in a vet internship with CVS. Click here to learn more.