The use of Vaccines in Pigs

 

The following vaccines are commercially available in pigs

 

Control of:

Comments about use

Aujeszky’s Disease

Whole herd twice yearly

Atrophic rhinitis vaccine

To gilts and sows pre-farrowing for piglets via colostrum

Classical Swine Fever

 

Clostridial vaccine

              Clostridium perfringens C

              Clostridium novyi

 

To gilts and sows pre-farrowing for piglets via colostrum

Twice a year to adults

E. coli vaccine

              F4 and F5

 

              F18

 

To gilts and sows pre-farrowing or at weaning for piglets via colostrum

To weaners via water supply

Epidemic Diarrhoea

To sows pre-farrowing for piglets via colostrum

Erysipelas  vaccine

               Gilt

               Sows

               Boars

               Growing pigs

Available via injection or water

At selection two injections 2-4 weeks apart

Sows at weaning and for piglets via colostrum

Twice a year

After 30 kg

Haemophilus parasuis vaccine

To piglets or weaned pigs. 

To gilts and sows pre-breeding for piglets via colostrum

Ileitis

To weaner to growing pigs via water

Leptospirosis

To gilts during acclimatization

To gilts and sows pre-farrowing

Japanese Encephalitis vaccine

Annually to all stock

Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae vaccine

To piglets or weaned pigs

Parvovirus vaccine

To gilts during acclimatization

PCVII

Sows and gilts pre-farrowing

Piglets at weaning

Pleuropneumonia vaccine

To growing pigs

PCVII

To sows pre farrowing for weaners via colostrum

To piglets at weaning

PRRSV  vaccine

To weaned pigs

To gilts during acclimatization

To gilts and sows pre-farrowing for piglets via colostrum

Rotovirus

To gilts and sows pre-farrowing

Salmonella

Via water supply to growing pigs

Swine Influenza

To sows twice a year

TGE

To gilts during acclimatization

To gilts and sows pre-farrowing for piglets via colostrum

 

Note not all of these vaccines are available in all countries.

Timing and requirements may change between different countries.

It is essential to make yourself acquainted with the local legal situation.

In addition there may be a number of Autogenous vaccines available