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Got Pigs? Take Precautions Against PEDV Now!

By   /  April 14, 2014  /  Comments Off on Got Pigs? Take Precautions Against PEDV Now!

Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea (PEDV) has been found in many states. Here’s what you need to know to protect your pigs and profits.

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Article Update, 4/21/2014:  PEDV is now a reportable disease in the United States.   Don’t wait
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I have been with the Department of Animal Science of the University of Vermont, as the Extension Dairy Specialist, since 2002. My background is in biosecurity and preventive animal health management (especially calf management and Johne’s disease). I’m currently working on an interdisciplinary project to better prepare farms and communities to implement biosecurity plans in the face of a highly contagious disease emergency. I also conduct research to better understand the risk of highly contagious disease spread among Vermont dairy farms.

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