PIG DISEASES AND HEALTH

Swine health is an important aspect of overall swine production. Diseases of pigs in our country are mycoplasmal pneumonia, swine fever,FMD, Swine pox,edema, parasitic diseases etc.

MYCOPLASMAL PNEUMONIA
This disease is world wide. Mortality rate in this disease is very high.3-10 weeks of age piglets are most effected. Cough and retarded growth occur.

ATROPHIC RHINITIS
It is characterized by atrophy of nasal turbinates and poor weight gain. Mortality rate is low

SWINE FEVER
It is highly infectious viral disease in swine. Dullness, depression, anorexia, high body temperature, conjunctivitis are noted.

FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE
It is highly communicable viral disease of cloven footed animal. The disease is characterized by formation of vesicle in mouth, snout, feet, teats and udder. High mortality noted in young animal. Vaccination protect against one or two strain only for 3-4 months.

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