Pre-weaning Diarrhea
in pigs

Pre-weaning diarrhea can be caused by different pathogens, including the rotavirus, coccidiosis, or other agents such as E. coli. Pre-weaning diarrhea occurs in most litters from 14 days to 3 weeks or age or until weaning.

The costs of Pre-weaning Diarrhea

4% to 12%

Mortality rate

up to €134,

Costs per sow per year

0.4 kg less

Effect on weight

Prevention is key

Learn about measures you can take that make impact

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A dry living environment helps prevent diarrhea

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Disinfection helps create a germ free living environment

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Cleaning prepares the living environment for disinfection

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Clean water prevents infection

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A dry living environment helps prevent diarrhea

What you will find in this download

Pre-weaning diarrhea (also known as neonatal diarrhea) is a very common and relevant problem in modern pig production.

It is associated with increased pre-weaning mortality, poor growth rates and variation in weight at weaning.

Key topics in this one page summary:

  • How piglets get infected
  • How to create a dry living environment
  • Which products to use
  • How to reduce germ pressure

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Disinfection helps create a germ free living environment

What you will find in this download

Pre-weaning diarrhea (also known as neonatal diarrhea) is a very common and relevant problem in modern pig production.

It is associated with increased pre-weaning mortality, poor growth rates and variation in weight at weaning.

Key topics in this one page summary:

  • How piglets get infected
  • The effect of disinfection on germ pressure
  • Which products to use
  • How to reduce germ pressure

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Cleaning prepares the living environment for disinfection

What you will find in this download

Pre-weaning diarrhea (also known as neonatal diarrhea) is a very common and relevant problem in modern pig production.

It is associated with increased pre-weaning mortality, poor growth rates and variation in weight at weaning.

Key topics in this one page summary:

  • How piglets get infected
  • Why using a detergent is critical to reduce pathogens
  • Which products to use
  • How to reduce germ pressure

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Clean water prevents infection

What you will find in this download

Pre-weaning diarrhea (also known as neonatal diarrhea) is a very common and relevant problem in modern pig production.

It is associated with increased pre-weaning mortality, poor growth rates and variation in weight at weaning.

Key topics in this one page summary:

  • How piglets get infected
  • Why clean drinking water helps improve performance
  • Which products to use
  • How to reduce germ pressure

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