Full Value Pigs: Working together to find you more profit

Full Value Pigs is more than a metric or a tool. It’s a set of beliefs that together, we can make your business better. It’s about taking a holistic approach to disease management and herd health. It’s about feed optimization and getting the most out of your biggest input. It’s about marketing your pigs at the right weight and at the right time, giving you a precision harvest. It’s about access and the assurance that you’ll be able to sell your products to your preferred buyer. It’s about feeding the world. But most of all, Full Value Pigs is about growing your business.

Elanco supports the Full Value Pigs approach with a portfolio of products that help to control specific enteric and respiratory diseases. Elanco products also can help producers improve swine growth performance, increase the rate of weight gain and improve feed efficiency in herds.

By taking a holistic approach to disease management with Full Value Pigs, producers raise more high-quality pigs that reach the desired weight at the right time. Animals raised efficiently help create a sustainable supply of safe, affordable food.

Swine products

Elanco products address a variety of animal health and performance issues. Click on the logo below to learn more about each product’s specific applications.

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Denagard® premix controls Swine Dysentery (SD) associated with Brachyspira hyodsenteriae  at 35 g/ton, and treats SD associated with Brachyspira hyodsenteriae at 200 g/ton fed for 14 days.  

Denagard premix controls ileitis associated with Lawsonia intracellularis when fed at 35 g/ton for not less than 10 days.

Utilize Denagard LC in drinking water at 3.5 mg/lb for five days for treatment of SD associated with Brachyspira hyodsenteriae.



Hemicell® is a unique and patented enzyme that spares energy by acting on β-mannans in soybean meal and other feedstuffs.

Kavault® is a first-in-class antimicrobial proven to reduce the incidence and overall severity of diarrhea in the presence of pathogenic Escherichia coli in groups of weaned pigs.

Use Paylean® for increased rate of weight gain, improved feed efficiency and increased carcass leanness in finishing swine weighing not less than 150 pounds, fed a complete ration containing at least 16% crude protein for the last 45 to 90 pounds of gain prior to slaughter. Paylean directs nutrients toward quality lean gain and away from fat deposition, resulting in an increase of high-value, lean cuts of meat.

Pulmotil® sets the foundation for nursery-to-finisher health management by controlling swine respiratory disease (SRD) associated with Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae and Pasteurella multocida. Its mode of action delivers the active ingredient rapidly to the site of infection and works with the pig’s immune system.

Pulmotil AC® (tilmicosin phosphate) is an aqueous concentrate formulation that combines the benefits of a liquid with the strength of Pulmotil. Pulmotil AC controls swine respiratory disease (SRD) associated with Pasteurella multocida and Haemophilus parasuis, and with Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in the presence of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus (PRRSV), in groups of swine in buildings where a respiratory disease outbreak is diagnosed.

Skycis is an ionophore indicated for increased rate of weight gain and improved feed efficiency in growing-finishing swine when fed for at least 4 weeks.

Tylan® is a therapeutic management tool. U.S. pork producers trust Tylan to provide a reliable, consistent solution to controlling ileitis associated with Lawsonia intracellularis.

Tylan® Injection is used in the treatment of swine arthritis caused by Mycoplasma hyosynoviae; swine pneumonia caused by Pasteurella spp.; swine erysipelas caused by Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae; swine dysentery associated with Treponema hyodysenteriae when followed by appropriate medication in the drinking water or feed.

Tylan® Soluble, (Tylosin tartrate) is approved for the for the treatment and control of swine dysentery (SD) associated with Brachyspira hyodysenteriae. For the treatment and control of SD associated with Brachyspira hyodysenteriae when followed immediately by Tylan Type A medicated article in feed. For the control of porcine proliferative enteropathies (PPE, ileitis) associated with Lawsonia intracellularis when followed immediately by Tylan Type A medicated article in feed.

The labels contain complete use information, including cautions and warnings. Always read, understand and follow the label and use directions.

Denagard 10 Label

Denagard LC Label

Pulmotil AC Label

 Tylan Soluble Label


1. 2009. “2009 State of the Industry Report.” National Hog Farmer. Accessed 8/21/11. <http://nationalhogfarmer.com


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