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Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University, is part of a new project working on the development of a vaccine, which is expected to reduce the diarrhoea-related piglet mortality by 90%. The new vaccine is expected to be launched in 2026. Photo: Anders Trærup, AU.

2020.09.11 | Anis

A new vaccine against piglet diarrhoea is on its way

Aarhus University takes part in a new and ground-breaking project in the development of an effective vaccine against weaning diarrhoea in piglets. If the development work of the vaccine goes like the researchers are hoping for, 90% of the mortality seen today due to weaning diarrhoea will be prevented, and the use of antibiotics will be lowered…