- news, features, articles and disease information for the swine industry

ThePigSite Pig Health

Protozoan Diseases

(510) Protozoa are small single celled organisms that are found in the small and large intestine. There are four found in the pig of any significance, including coccidia, balantidium coli, cryptosporidia and toxoplasma. Of these, coccidia are the only one of importance and then normally only in the young pig. (Fig.11-11).

Share This

Managing Pig Health - 5m Books

Pig Identification - 5m FarmSupplies

Our Sponsors


Seasonal Picks

Animal Welfare Science, Husbandry and Ethics: The Evolving Story of Our Relationship with Farm Animals - 5m Books