Academic Journals Database
Disseminating quality controlled scientific knowledge

A field trial to study the efficacy of respisure one® vaccine against pigs mycoplasmal pneumonia

Author(s): Šiugždaite J. | Jukna Č. | Jukna V. | Žilinskas H. | Garlaite K.

Journal: Acta Veterinaria
ISSN 0567-8315

Volume: 56;
Issue: 4;
Start page: 333;
Date: 2006;
VIEW PDF   PDF DOWNLOAD PDF   Download PDF Original page

Keywords: swine enzootic pneumonia | vaccine | meat quality

The immunoprophylaxis of mycoplasmal pneumonia in swine (MPS) caused by Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae was investigated. A field trial was conducted on three commercial pig farms located in different parts of Lithuania. A Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae single dose Respisure One® vaccine was tested in 600 pigs for its effects on daily weight gain (DWG), lung lesions and meat quality. The other group of 600 piglets was left unvaccinated as a control. The evaluation of DWG from the time of vaccination until slaughter showed that the DWG in the vaccinated group increased by 5.5% (p
Affiliate Program      Why do you need a reservation system?