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The information in this section is taken from our book Managing Pig Health and the Treatment of Disease written by Mike Muirhead and Tom Alexander. If you would like to buy a copy of the book (for bedtime reading!) it can be purchased from our book shop.

Cptr 3. Managing health and disease

An introduction to managing health and disease

Medicinal Control of Disease

Eradicating Disease

Recognising Disease on the Farm

Managing and treating the Sick Pig

The Design of the Hospital Pen

Disposal of Dead Pigs

The Consultant or Specialist Veterinarian

Nutrition and Feeding

Cptr 8. Disease in the farrowing and sucking period

How to Achieve Low Pre-Weaning Mortality

Using Records to Identify Problems

Nutrition

Summary - 12 key points to piglet survival

Medicines for use in Lactating Sows and Sucking Pigs

Cptr 9. Disease in the weaner and grower period

Managing the Weaner for Health and Maximum Productivity

Managing the Growing Pig for Health and Efficient Production

Diseases of the Weaned and Growing Pig

Abscesses
Actinobacillus Pleuropneumonia (App)
Anthrax
Arthritis
Atrophic Rhinitis (AR) - Progressive Disease (PAR)
Aujeszkys Disease (AD) - Pseudorabies (PR)
Back Muscle Necrosis
Bordetellosis
Bursitis
Bush Foot / Foot Rot
Clostridial Diseases
Coccidiosis
Coliform Infections and Post-Weaning Diarrhoea
Colitis
Enteric Diseases
Enzootic Pneumonia (EP) or Mycoplasma Hyopneumoniae Infection
Eperythrozoonosis (Epe)
Erysipelas
Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD)
Fractures
Gastric Ulcers
Glässers Disease (Haemophilus Parasuis Hps)
Greasy Pig Disease - (Exudative Epidermitis)
Haematoma
Hepatitis E Virus
Lameness
Leg Weakness - Osteochondrosis (OCD)
Leptospirosis
Mange Mites (Sarcoptes scabiei)
Middle Ear Infection
Mortality
Mulberry Heart Disease (Vitamin E / Selenium)
Mycoplasma Arthritis (Mycoplasma Hyosynoviae Infection)
Oedema Disease (OD) - Bowel Oedema
Parasites
Pasteurellosis
Porcine Dermatitis and Nephropathy Syndrome (PDNS)
Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED)
Porcine Enteropathy (PE) / Ileitis
Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS)
Porcine Respiratory Coronavirus (PRCV)
Porcine Stress Syndrome (PSS)
Post Weaning Multisystemic Wasting Syndrome (PMWS)
Prolapse of the Rectum
Rectal Stricture
Respiratory Diseases and Control Strategies
Retroviruses
Rotavirus
Ruptures or Hernias
Salmonellosis
Salt Poisoning - (Water Deprivation)
Spirochaetal Diarrhoea
Streptococcal Infections
Swine Dysentery (SD)
Swine Influenza (SI)
Torsion of the Stomach and Intestines
Transmissible Gastro-Enteritis (TGE)
Tuberculosis
Vice - Abnormal Behaviour (Tail Biting, Flank Chewing, Ear Biting).
Yersinia Infection

Medicines for use in Weaned and Finishing Pigs

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