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Fact Sheet-FAQs Risk Management for Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV)

Aust Pork Ltd fact sheet on how to reduce the spread of PEDV, a pig only virus (non transferable to humans), which causes piglets to die and older pigs to weigh less, therefore, cutting into profit. PEDV may be spread to piggeries with contaminated feed as the feed contains pig plasma (separated from pig's blood as it is 'high in proteins') or contaminated slaughterhouses by the driver and truck etc going back to farms and bringing the virus with them.
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