Making the most of vaccines

Are you getting the most from your farm vaccination programme?

Join our webinar to hear from a number of well-known pharmaceutical companies who will take you through vaccine development, administration, usage and more. The meeting will also provide you with an opportunity to find out what our teams here at AHDB are working on and put some faces to names. 


Introduction, Pippa Handley, AHDB

Making the most of your vaccines, Boehringer Ingelheim

  • What can you expect from a vaccine?
  • How can you make the most of vaccines?
  • Timing of infection vs timing of vaccine
  • The importance of biosecurity

The changing face of vaccine strategies, Zoetis

  • How are viruses and diseases changing?
  • Maternal, paternal and acquired immunity
  • Avoiding the immunity gap

Needleless administration, HIPRA

  • The science behind needleless administration
  • How does it work?
  • The advantages and disadvantages

Vaccine development and manufacturing, MSD

  • Matching the vaccine to the challenge
  • Inventing and developing vaccines
  • The costs and testing requirements
  • Autogenous vaccines explained

Water vaccination, Elanco

  • The benefits of using water as an administration method
  • The importance of water hygiene and system infrastructure
  • The most effective ways to administer water-based vaccines
  • How do you know if all your pigs have been vaccinated?
  • What can we learn from the poultry sector?

Questions and answers

AHDB update

A chance to put faces to names and to hear about the activity different teams are involved with.

Questions and answers

If you can’t make the live meeting, please still register, as it will be recorded and sent to you afterwards to watch in your own time.


If you have any questions about this event, please contact us using the details below.


T 01904 771216

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