October 22, 2010


Bayer Animal Health piglet vaccine receives market authorisation



Bayer HealthCare, Animal Health has received market authorisation for Baycox® 5% (a 5% suspension of toltrazuril) for use in piglets, which is now available in Canada.


Baycox® 5% is indicated for the treatment of preclinical coccidiosis due to Isospora suis in neonatal piglets.


Dr. Bruce Kilmer, Bayer HealthCare, Animal Health's Director of Technical Services & Regulatory Affairs, understands the far reaching benefits swine producers can enjoy from improved piglet gut health.


Dr. Mike Sheridan, a Manitoba swine veterinarian welcomes Baycox® 5%, "It's great to have a product like this as it allows me to offer my producers an effective treatment option for improved gut health."