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Single shot therapy

A more targeted approach when treating pig diseases is in line with the sector-wide strategy to promote safe pork for consumers. In recent years the pharmaceutical industry has contributed to this commitment with the introduction of the single shot therapy. A new series in Pig Progress is going to investigate the science behind the single shot and make an assessment of the pros and cons for veterinarians and producers. But first, a Danish veterinary consultant outlines on-farm opportunities aiming to limit the level of unnecessary treatments against disease.

This article can also be found in Pig Progress magazine Volume 22 number 7. To view this article on-line simply click on the pdf link below.

Pig Progress, volume 23, no.6 2007

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