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New Antibiotic to Help Fight Respiratory Diseases

by 5m Editor
23 October 2008, at 9:31am

UK - The UK's hog sector now has a new antibiotic to help pig producers in their fight against various respiratory diseases.

ECO Animal Health's Aivlosin contains innovative properties that help reach therapeutic levels within two hours of administrating the drug. Aivlosin is capable of fighting diseases such as swine dysentry, enzootic pneumonia and ileitis.

Trials were conducted and according to Farmers Weekly, they show that Aivlosin returned cost benefits of 35.46 a pig in the treatment of enzootic pneumonia, 34.61 a pig for ileitis and 90p a pig treated against swine dysentery.

Further Reading

- Find out more information on Swine Dysentery by clicking here.
- Find out more information on Enzootic Pneumonia (EP) by clicking here.
- Find out more information on Ileitis (Lawsonia intracellularis) by clicking here.

5m Editor