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Animal Industry Report

Extension Number

ASL R2025

Topic

Animal Health

Summary and Implications

It is estimated that over 50% of all economic losses in weaned pigs are due to Escherichia coli infections, causing either diarrhea or edema disease. Despite animal health and economic concerns, concerns over the spread of antibiotic resistance will limit the types of antibiotics that can be used in production animals. Therefore, we have examined alternatives to conventional antibiotics.

Copyright Holder

Iowa State University

Language

en

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