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Forum: Circovirus Vaccination Has Benefits Beyond the Prevention of Clinical Signs

Published on: 03/07/2008
Source : Pork News & Views - OMAFRA Newsletter
Several trials in Kansas have demonstrated that circovirus vaccination improves the performance of growing pigs even on high health farms.On a 300 sow, PRRS negative farm with a history of PCVAD, 235 animals were vaccinated with a porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) vaccine at three and six weeks of age. They were housed in the same pens as 250 control (non-vaccinated) animals. Mortality rate and gro...
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March 7, 2008

A very good finding. Kindly add more articles on the benefits of PRRS and PCV2 vaccinations, in order to help us decide if we are going to vaccinate our herds even though farms are on a high-health status or not.

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jenny palomo-evangelista jenny palomo-evangelista
Veterinary Doctor
March 9, 2008

What PRRS and PCV2 vaccines did you used in this study?

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Dr Rommel C. Sulabo Dr Rommel C. Sulabo
?Professor of Monogastric Nutrition at University of the Philippines at Los Baños
November 21, 2008

Hi Jenny and Rod -

A Filipino veterinarian, Dr. Jay Jacela, is part of the KSU PCV Research Team and was heavily involved in these PCV2 studies. He was the primary investigator of 2 of the 4 trials mentioned in the article. In the 2nd and 4th study, Circumvent PCV (Intervet) was used and in the dose study, Fort Dodge PCV vaccine (1-dose) and the Intervet PCV vaccine (2-dose) was used. I wouldn't be surprised if the PCV vaccine used in the 1st study was Intervet's vaccine.

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Sak Patiharn Sak Patiharn
Pig farmer
December 5, 2008

In the case of PRRS and PCVAD positive herds. What's the first vaccine your choose?

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