Control scours in farrowing barn

Control scours in farrowing barn

The fundamentals behind eliminating preweaning diarrhea are a balance of immunity, sanitation and environment.

*Drs. Sam Holst and Brad Leuwerke are with the Swine Vet Center in St. Peter, Minn.

DIARRHEA in the farrowing house can be one of the more frustrating challenges swine producers and veterinarians face.

The effects -- including negative impacts on weaning weight, pig quality and, often, preweaning mortality -- make it a necessity to control farrowing scours. Unfortunately, control is not often straightforward and requ

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