Elimination of Salmonella typhimurium infection by the strategic movement of pigs.

@article{Dahl1997EliminationOS,
  title={Elimination of Salmonella typhimurium infection by the strategic movement of pigs.},
  author={Jan U. Dahl and Anne Wingstrand and Bent Nielsen and Dorte Lau Baggesen},
  journal={The Veterinary record},
  year={1997},
  volume={140 26},
  pages={679-81}
}
Three field investigations were carried out to assess the feasibility of raising salmonella-free finishers from pigs born in infected herds, by moving the pigs to clean and disinfected facilities before their expected exposure to the bacteria from the environment. Three herds with persistently high levels of subclinical infection with S typhimurium in the finishing pigs were used. They practised all-in all-out management in the nurseries and in the grower units. A total of 844 pigs were moved… CONTINUE READING

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