National Animal Disease Information Service
Sustainable Control of Parasites in sheep (SCOPS) and worming strategies designed to delay the onset of wormer resistance.
ResPig® 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.
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.
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.