Publication Date

January 2011

Abstract

The antibiotic use in the food producing business in the Netherlands is one of the highest in the EU and has great governmental attention. Vaccination can play a vital role in the reduction of the use of antibiotics and at the same time improve the technical performance. Production data of a 460 sow farm was retrospectively reviewed from January 2008 until December 2009. Begin 2008 the farm expanded their fattening unit from 1900 to 3500 places.

Book Title

114th International Conference on the Epidemiology and Control of Biological, Chemical and Physical Hazards in Pigs and Pork

Pages

336-338

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

DOI

https://doi.org/10.31274/safepork-180809-665

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Reduction of antibiotics after implementing PCV2 vaccination on 460 sow Dutch pigfarm

Maastricht, Netherlands

The antibiotic use in the food producing business in the Netherlands is one of the highest in the EU and has great governmental attention. Vaccination can play a vital role in the reduction of the use of antibiotics and at the same time improve the technical performance. Production data of a 460 sow farm was retrospectively reviewed from January 2008 until December 2009. Begin 2008 the farm expanded their fattening unit from 1900 to 3500 places.