20 September 1996

Bite-x spray nips tail-biting in pigs

DETER pigs from tail biting with a ready-to-use anti-biting spray that reduces blood loss launched by Nutec.

It claims Bite-x has an immediate astringent effect to reduce blood loss. It contains a colourant to identify treated stock and its residue is said to deter subsequent attacks. Bite-x helps conquer the problems of carcass rejection after tail-biting, says Nutec.

A 500ml bottle costs about £4 (01543-414456).