Limited efficacy of antimicrobial metaphylaxis in finishing pigs: A randomized clinical trial.


Pigs that die from pathogens associated with porcine respiratory disease complex (PRDC) in the late finishing period represent a significant economic wastage. While it is common to apply antimicrobial metaphylaxis (AM) to control PRDC, there are few studies exploring the potential cost-saving benefits of AM. In this study we examined the value of using AM… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2015.06.002