Lawsonia: Silent robbers of feedLawsonia: Silent robbers of feed
"There is no such thing as normal diarrhea.” This statement comes from a veterinarian who has dedicated nearly 40 years working to control and establish immunity to ileitis, a leading cause of diarrhea in pigs. Dr. Nate Winkelman discusses controlling costs by controlling the silent robbers of feed and the cause of ileitis – Lawsonia.
October 12, 2023
“There is no such thing as normal diarrhea.” This comes from someone who has dedicated nearly 40 years to controlling and establishing immunity to ileitis, a leading cause of diarrhea in pigs.
Host Sarah Muirhead speaks with Dr. Nate Winkelman from Swine Services Unlimited about practical strategies and lessons learned for controlling Lawsonia.
Costs of Lawsonia to a system
Why ileitis is so endemic in the swine industry
Types of diagnosis and treatments
The future of ileitis control
This podcast is one of a four-part series on controlling costs through herd health, which is brought to you by Pharmgate Animal Health. Check out the other three episodes for discussions on PPRS, Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae and porcine sapovirus. Call your Pharmgate representative or visit pharmgate.com to learn about their broad portfolio of options to support your protocols.
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