Pigs

Pigs

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National Animal Disease Information Service

Sustainable Control of Parasites in sheep (SCOPS) and worming strategies designed to delay the onset of wormer resistance.

ResPigĀ® Farm Audit and Economic Simulator tools is an aid for veterinarians to
analyze PRDC related farm problems and make decisions on the control of swine respiratory disease. In addition to the online tools, this web site also contains information on PRDC and I/SPAH pig vaccines.

Pig Hormones

ProductDescription
Oxytocin-S 10iu/ml Solution for Injection

Injections of Oxytocin-S will initiate strong, regular and purposeful contractions of the uterine muscle especially in the later stages of pregnancy and post-partum. Oxytocin-S evokes the `let down' of milk although it has no action on the smooth muscles of the gut or urinary bladder, nor is it effective in the treatment of diabetes insipidus.

PG 600
For the promotion of a fertile oestrous cycle in gilts and in sows post-weaning, and the treatment of suboestrus or anoestrus in barren sows due to hormonal imbalance.
Planate 0.0875 mg/ml Solution for Injections

A synthetic prostaglandin analogue for use in pigs as a luteolytic agent to induce farrowing in sows and gilts, thus providing opportunity for more efficient and convenient management under a variety of systems.

PMSG-Intervet 5000iu powder and solvent for solution for injection
PMSG is capable of supplementing and being substituted for both luteinising hormone and follicle stimulating gonadotrophin of the anterior pituitary gland in both the male and female, stimulating development of the ovarian follicle.
ReceptalA ready to use colourless, aqueous solution for parenteral administration, containing synthetic releasing hormone analogue for both the luteinising and follicle stimulating hormones (LH-RH, GnRH, LH/FSH-RH).
Regumate Porcine 0.4% w/v oral solutionRegumate Porcine 0.4% is for the synchronisation of oestrus and improvement of litter size in sexually mature gilts and for the synchronisation of oestrus and improvement of farrowing rate and litter size in sows.