Prevention Works

How Prevention Works

World-class vaccines

Preventing disease through vaccination plays a pivotal role in the management of swine health. Effective vaccination programs help keep pigs healthy and productive thus optimizing resource utilization and reducing the need for antibiotic treatments.

State of the art diagnostics

Our extensive expertise in vaccination and swine health is augmented by state-of-the-art diagnostic technology at our global diagnostic centres, in Ames, Iowa (USA), Shanghai Taizu (China) and Hanover (Germany).

Professional people with a passion for pigs

At Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health we want to work with you to ensure that together we can build an even brighter future for sustainable pig production and provide healthy pork for people across the world to enjoy. 

Support tools to monitor the benefit of prevention

We want to ensure that we can make prevention work for you, which is why we offer you tools that allow you to evaluate the success and sustainability of prevention.

Prevention Works

We believe that the value of an animal health company goes beyond the products they sell. It’s the industry knowledge, technical support and customized solutions they bring that really help improve your overall production and profitability.

Prevention Works is a holistic approach to swine health built on our range of innovative world-class vaccines complemented by:

  • Professional people with a passion for pigs
  • State-of-the-art diagnostics and support from global research facilities
  • Tools to evaluate the success of prevention

Ultimately we are committed to providing the unique knowledge, products and support services producers and veterinarians need to minimize disease transmission, maximize immune response and optimize profitability.

Our goal is to shape the future of Swine Health and help you take pig production to the next level.

Finding the hidden costs of disease

2017-03-24 13:53:03

By Dennis DiPietre. When we choose not to prevent disease in a pig farm, we have to face not only the extra money for treating sick pigs and the wasted resources, but other opportunity costs. This article shows a practical point of view and gives...


p-TRACK: a new tool to assess and monitor biosecurity and management risks in pig farms


When implementing a disease control plan is it essential to follow a systematic approach like the 5-step process. First, the goals and expectations for the particular farm must be set. Then the current status of the farm must be determined. In the third step the constraints must be identified, namely biosecurity and ma...

Boehringer Ingelheim Introduces Online Biosecurity Risk Assessment Tool for Swine Farms Worldwide


• New tool is part of suite of solutions to improve farm biosecurity and control of PRRS (Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome) • Online assessment application charts four risk categories against benchmarks from other farms INGELHEIM, Germany, May 2017 — Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health has expanded it...