Porcine Diseases

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Porcine Diseases
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2011-08-29 12:57:22
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  1. Porcine Parvovirus
    • Cause: Virus
    • Signs: Encephalitis
    • -Abortions/ Still birth/ Mummified Feti
    • Prevention-Vaccination
    • -Keep a closed herd
  2. Pseudorabies
    (Aujezky’s Disease or “maditch”)
    • Cause: Virus
    • Signs: Encephalitis/ Abortions/
    • Still birth/ mummified feti
    • Prevention: Test & Cull
    • –Most states do not allow the
    • vaccine
    • –Once a pig is vaccinated it will
    • test positive
    • –Cattle/ Sheep/ Dogs can acquire
    • this from pigs
  3. Colibacillosis
    • Cause: E. Coli (many varieties)
    • Signs: Dehydration
    • –Severe yellow diarrhea in piglets
    • 2-14 days old
    • Prevention: Vax
    • sows before farrowing
    • –Oral vax for piglets gives local GI
    • immunity
    • –“Autogenous”
    • vaccine is produced from exact variety of E. Coli found on farm
  4. Rota Virus
    • Cause: Virus
    • Signs: Diarrhea in nursing pigs
    • Prevention: Vaccinate sows
  5. Corona Virus
    • Cause: Virus
    • Signs: Diarrhea in nursing pigs
    • Prevention: Vaccinate sows
  6. Swine Dysentery
    • Cause: Treponema Hyodysentariae (spirochete)
    • Signs: Bloody diarrhea in pigs 3-4 mos
    • old
    • Prevention: Vaccinate Juvenile pigs
  7. Atrophic Rhinitis
    • Cause: Bordatella Bronchiseptica
    • Signs: Destruction of nasal turbinates
    • –Predisposition to pneumonia
    • Prevention: Vaccination
  8. Erysipelas
    (Diamond Back Disease)
    • Cause: Erysipelothrix
    • Signs: Arthritis/ Diamond shaped
    • skin rash
    • Prevention: Vaccine
  9. Salt Toxicity
    (Water deprivation)
    • Cause: No water for 48+ hours
    • Signs: Circling/ Pruitis/ Blindnes/ Paddling
    • Prevention: Free access to water
  10. PRRS
    (Porcine reproductive respiratory syndrome)
    • Cause: Virus
    • Signs: Invades macrophages of lungs
    • –Will suppress immune defenses
    • –Resp
    • signs/ abortion/ Early farrowing
    • Prevention: Vaccine

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