Eurovet launches Octacillin for pigs
Eurovet is offering a new antibiotic for pigs in the UK. Octacillin Pig is a water soluble amoxicillin powder suitable for treating pneumonia caused by Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae and meningitis caused by Streptococcus suis. Octacillin is widely used in poultry and was recently approved for use pigs. It is suitable for delivery via automatic water systems as it dissolves completely in hard or soft water and remains stable in solution for 12 hours. The product has a two-day withholding period.