Pigs and Prof­its

Country Smallholding - - Contents -

By Liz Shank­land

Erysipelothrix rhu­siopathiae — is eas­ily trans­mit­ted be­tween an­i­mals. It has been es­ti­mated that up to 50% of all healthy pigs are car­ri­ers and, once it has been in­tro­duced into a herd, there is no get­ting rid of it. The bac­terium lives in the ton­sils and is trans­mit­ted through saliva, fae­ces or

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