Pneumonia in pig fattening

One of the most common germs leading to diseases of the lung in pigs, is Actinobacillus pleuropneumonie (APP). This germ is widely spread in the world and can mainly be found in countries with intensive pig breeding and fattening. APP is transmitted via air as well as through direct contact. Infection in animals happens by […]

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Swine influenza

In the year 1918 there was a disastrous human influenzal pandemia. At the same time a pig disease with the same symptoms was determined and called „Swine influenza“. Until now this influenza has been discribed on all continents of the world. The first time when the virus H1N1 could be isolated was in the year […]

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