Measures to Tackle Viral Diseases in Poultry and Swine
Friday, April 21, 2017
Stalosan F delivers powerful punch to PEDv
Josef Menge, direct sales of commercial products at Vilomix
PEDv, a viral disease to which suckling pigs and newly weaned piglets are particularly vulnerable, now looks to have a powerful opponent. Researchers at the University of Minnesota have shown that Stalosan F is particularly effective against PEDv.
Algae extracts to tackle diarrheal viral diseases in pig production
Olmix Technical Service
Nowadays, natural solutions supporting the battle against viral diseases are deeply looked at in the frame of the global reduction of medical products. Ensuring digestive welfare and reducing the digestive trouble efficiently is a way to reduce the spread of some diarrheal viral disease. Algae and clays are potent candidates to reach this goal.
A primer: swine health issues in China - current status and management strategies
An Ming LI, DVM
High swine prices and profitability for farms may be hiding deep-seated problems in swine health. The disease situation for swine has not changed significantly, and the level of feed management remains low. According to available statistics, average litter size is a mere 15.9 head per sow, a far cry from the 25 head per sow levels seen in Denmark and the United States.