This material is for informational purposes only. You cannot definitively diagnose the cause of diarrhea just by looking at affected pigs. Please consult your veterinarian for a diagnosis and proper treatment

Growing/Finishing Diarrheal Diseases

TGE Proliferative Ileitis Hemorrahagic Bowel Syndrome
Salmonella Swine Dysentery Whipworms

The six causes of diarrhea that we are most likely to find in growing and finishing pigs are Transmissible Gastroenteritis (TGE), Proliferative Ileitis, Hemorrhagic Bowel Syndrome, Salmonella, Swine Dysentery, and Whipworms.


1. TGE

Signs:

Necropsy:

Treatment:

Prevention:

2. Proliferative Ileitis

Signs:

Necropsy:

Treatment:

Prevention:

3. Hemorrhagic Bowel Syndrome

Signs:

Necropsy:

Treatment:

Prevention:

4. Salmonellosis

Signs:

Necropsy:

Treatment:

Prevention:

5. Swine Dysentery

Signs:

Necropsy:

Treatment:

Prevention:

6. Whipworms

Signs:

Necropsy:

Treatment:

Prevention:


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