Intervet gets full license for PCVAD vaccine
Invervet Inc. obtained the full USDA license for PCVAD
vaccine in an announcement yesterday.
PCV (Porcine Circovirus Vaccine, Type 2, Killed Baculovirus Vector) enables
superior control over the management of Porcine Circovirus Associated
To date, the vaccine has been used in tens of millions of doses and has
proven to reduce mortality greatly. It also shows superior growth performance
through processing against non-vaccinates.
The labels states that it can be used in
"healthy swine, 3 weeks of age or older". Pigs should receive two 2 cc doses
through intramuscular injection three weeks apart for optimal dose.
Vaccinations are recommended at three and six weeks of age.
According to John Foxx, Intervet Marketing Manager, "the vaccine has proven
to reduce mortality, medication costs and in addition to improve growth
â€¢ Intervet Inc.
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