articles about E. coliTags
Five-year project prioritized animal pathologies on farms; identified solutions to improve animal health and welfare; and evaluated performance of vaccination and precision farming to predict, detect and prevent diseases.
Vaccination against oedema disease is now protecting over ten per cent of pigs in some countries.
The product is a live bacterial vaccine containing a combination of two non-pathogenic E. coli strains for active immunization of pigs against PWD.
Changes on the source of replacement animals are always difficult decisions. Monitoring through testing before the introduction of the new animals into the farm is not sufficient.
A survey showed that one-third of herds tested positive to the causative agent of bowel oedema, the strains of E coli which excrete lethal shiga toxins.