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PCV2 Vaccination Beneficial to Piglet Health

10 January 2017

Boehringer Ingelheim
Merial is now part of Boehringer Ingelheim

NETHERLANDS - Is is almost always beneficial to vaccinate pigs with the CIRCOVAC vaccination, even when only low clinical symptoms are observed, explained a veterinarian working in the Netherlands.

After findings of PCV2 circulating in piglets  in the fattening unit, CIRCOVAC was trialed in a group of piglets at weaning.

The vaccinated pigs showed better growth, less mortality and better health overall compared to the unvaccinated groups.

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