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Table 1 Information and vaccination strategies for each of the production units. N: nursery, F: finisher

From: Objective pathogen monitoring in nursery and finisher pigs by monthly laboratory diagnostic testing

  1N 1F 2N 3N 3F 4N 4F 5N 6N 6F
SPF status [23] Unknown Unknown Blue + AP12 Blue Blue Blue + M. hyo Blue + M. hyo Blue + M. hyo Blue + M. hyo+ AP12 Blue + M. hyo+ AP12
swIAV status Not diagnosed Not diagnosed Positive Positive Positive Positive Positive Positive Positive Positive
Sows per year 400 400 770 560 560 - 2500 2500 735 730
No. of pen units 1800 600 3000 1500 + 1400 ? 2020 2880 2500 ? 1700
No. of produced 30 kg pigs per year 13500 - 33000 19000 (sell 5500 per year) - 20000 - 80000 23500 -
No. of produced finishing pigs per year - 4000 - - 13500 - 12300 - - 6000
Type of farm Farrow-to-finisher Farrow-to-finisher Farrow-to-finisher Farrow-to-finisher Farrow-to-finisher Nursery and finishers Nursery and finishers Sows and nursery Farrow-to-finisher Farrow-to-finisher
No. of geographical sites 1 nursery site (total 1) 1 finisher site (total 1) 2 nursery sites (total 7) 2 nursery sites (total 3) 2 finisher sites (total 3) 1 nursery site (total 3) 3 finisher sites (total 3) 2 nursery sites (total 3) 1 nursery site (total 1) 1 finisher site (total 1)
Production Weekly Weekly Weekly Every 14th day Every 14th day Every 14th day Every 14th day Weekly Weekly Weekly
Daily weight gain, g 459 1026 486 485 (site 1)
440 (site 2)
976 (site 1)
956 (site 2)
473 932 385 489 1022
% of dead pigs per pigs produced 1.3 2.9 1.8 2.2 (site 1)
2 (site 2)
1.6 (site 1)
2.4 (site 2)
1.6 1.7 4 1.8 4.5
Vaccination status
Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae + +         
Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae+ parvovirus + + + + +    + + +
Glässers disease (G. parasuis) + +         
swIAV + +   + +    + + +
A(H1N1)pdm09    +       + +
M. hyopneumoniae    +    + +   + +
PCV2     + +    +   
E. coli+C. perfringens + + + + +    + + +
E. coliF4/F18    + + +