Proceedings, Annual Meeting of the United States Livestock Sanitary Association Volume 21

Proceedings, Annual Meeting of the United States Livestock Sanitary Association Volume 21

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ...occasioned by absorption of poisonous products. The majority of the outbreaks investigated were among unvaccinated swine. We have also found it affecting young pigs from immune sows. Treatment. The medicinal treatment of the various forms of necrobacillosis occurring in swine is far from satisfactory. In necrotic stomatitis, wherein treatment is begun early, good results may be secured. Necrotic rhinitis and necrotic pneumonia are very diflicult, if not impossible to treat. In necrotic enteritis, intestinal antiseptics are indicated. Copper sulphate in one-half to one dram doses is probably by far the most satisfactory agent, for the relief of this condition. We have recently been informed that certain workers are advocating the use of bacterins or vaccines for the control of necrobacillosis. Prevention and Control. Necrobacillosis may largely be prevented by removing the healthy animals, together with thorough disinfection of all houses, pens, and yards, where swine are kept.-Incurable cases should be promptly destroyed, in order to pre vent further dissemination of the infection. Maintaining swine in sanitary surroundings, also careful feeding, are of considerable importance In preventing the occurrence of this infection. PRESIDENT WILLS: Gentlemen, Dr. Boyd's paper is now open for discussion. DR. KINSLEY: Mr. Chairman, I think we have all enjoyed the doctor's report on necrobacillosis. The time question I presume limited his paper to the discussion of hogs. No doubt you are all familiar with the fact that the micro-organism is sometimes of very great importance in other animals. In Missouri we had some experiments with necrobacillosis in horses, in a city where the British were collecting horses, sometimes as many as twenty...
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  • Paperback | 86 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 168g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236810546
  • 9781236810540