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Hard lessons have been learned with PEDV, PDCoV

By Aaron Lower, DVM | November 2017 The industry is embarking on its fifth winter of managing porcine epidemic diarrhea virus and porcine deltacoronavirus. As we move into our seasonal epidemic, it is important to review the key exclusion and management principles that we have learned over the past five years. We have learned some hard lessons as an industry. Do not let time fade our memories and become complacent. Industry has made great progress Courtesy of the University of Minnesota and Dr. Bob Morrison’s

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4 ways to manage, eliminate PEDV within finishing systems

               Uncovering the route of disease introduction into a negative population may be the most important step in PEDV elimination.    By William Fombelle, DVM | August 25, 2017 Porcine epidemic diarrhea virus has continued to greatly challenge the swine industry since its introduction into the American swine herd in May 2013. As we work through PEDV introductions in our wean-finish systems, it is important for producers to recognize that PEDV elimination is possible but does not come without the

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