Aujeszky's disease

This is a notifiable disease and must be reported to local authorities. This disease affects all ages. The key clinical signs are sneezing, coughing, fever and malcoordination. Mortality rate is high in piglets.
calendar icon 8 November 2018
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  • There is no treatment available but antibiotic medication to control secondary bacteria in a new outbreak could be considered such as:
    • 600-800g of CTC or OTC in the breeding ration for 3-4 weeks as advised by the veterinarian.
  • Vaccination. This is the key action to take. As soon as disease is identified all breeding stock should be vaccinated with a gene deleted vaccine to mitigate the effects and reduce spread of the virus.
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