Swine researcher to share expertise on colibacillosis

While baby piglets are protected via sow vaccination, no vaccine for postweaning form of disease is currently available.

South Dakota State University professor emeritus David Francis retired four years ago, but the expertise the he developed as a veterinary and biomedical sciences researcher is still in demand.

Francis will be one of the session keynote speakers at the 24th International Pig Veterinary Society Congress June 7-10 in Dublin, Ireland. He will talk about his research on colibacillosis, an intestinal disease that affects newborn and weanling pigs.

During his 34-year career at Sout

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