Premix approved in Canada for Glässer's disease
Pulmotil premix from Elanco Animal Health has received approval in Canada as
the first in-feed solution to Glässer's disease.
The global animal health company received Canadian
regulatory approval October 2, 2007, for the sale of the premix as an aid in
reducing the severity of Glässer's
(porcine polyserositis and arthritis
associated with Haemophilus parasuis
) when fed to pigs approximately
seven days prior to an anticipated outbreak.
company recommends feeding the product the first three weeks after weaning. This
protocol can help an animal make a strong start, which in turn can help
producers yield better animals. Producers also benefit from the convenience of a
The animal health product is also approved as an aid
to reduce the severity of swine respiratory disease associated with
The premix is available wherever producers currently
purchase their in-feed medications.
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