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Pig Industry News By Category: Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea
02 February 2016
PEDV, PRRS and Semen Extender Impacting Markets
US Hog and pork supplies have been almost precisely as we expected following the release of the USDA’s quarterly Hogs and Pigs Report on Dec. 23, writes Steve Meyer in the National Hog Farmer....
01 February 2016
PED Heightens Need for Livestock Transport Industry Training
CANADA - The Vice President Operations with Steve's Livestock Transport says the introduction of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea into North America has heightened the awareness of the importance of training...
Update on Swine Enteric Coronavirus Disease in US
US - The number of pig farm samples that were confirmed positive for porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus (PEDV) in the last week was 24. There was one premises confirmed with having porcine delta coronavirus...
Weekly Overview: EU Member States Vote to Close Pigmeat Private Storage Aid
ANALYSIS - In the news this week, EU Member States have voted to close the Private Storage Aid (PSA) for pigmeat....
29 January 2016
Maintained Biosecurity Focus Urged as PED Immunity Dissipates
US - The Swine Health Information Center urges continued biosecurity as immunity to PED resulting from exposure dissipates, writes Bruce Cochrane....
26 January 2016
Canada Needs National Disease Management Strategy to Control PED
CANADA - An Ontario swine veterinarian says Canada's experience with Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea has clearly demonstrated the need for a nationally coordinated strategy for dealing with trans-boundary animal...
25 January 2016
New PED Outbreak Reported in Ontario
CANADA - Another outbreak of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) has been reported on a pig farm in Ontario, Canada....
Weekly Overview: PEDv Hits Two Ontario Pig Farms
ANALYSIS - The Canadian state of Ontario has reported two outbreaks of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) virus over the past week....
19 January 2016
PED Outbreak Reported in Ontario
CANADA - An outbreak of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) has been reported on a farrow to partial finish farm....
15 January 2016
Update on Swine Enteric Coronavirus Disease in US
US - The number of pig farm samples that were confirmed positive for porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus (PEDV) in the last week was 41. There were no premises confirmed with having porcine delta coronavirus...
11 January 2016
Update on Swine Enteric Coronavirus Disease in US
US - The number of pig farm samples that were confirmed positive for porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus (PEDV) in the last week was 37. There was one premises confirmed with having porcine delta coronavirus...
05 January 2016
US Remains Biggest PED Threat to Canadian Swine Farms
CANADA - A Veterinary Epidemiologist with Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development says the United States remains the biggest threat to Canadian swine farms in terms of the potential for exposure of the...
17 December 2015
Update on Swine Enteric Coronavirus Disease in US
US - The number of pig farm samples that were confirmed positive for porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus (PEDV) in the last week was seven. There were no premises confirmed with having porcine delta coronavirus...
14 December 2015
PED to Become Notifiable in England
ENGLAND, UK - From Friday 18 December, Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) will become a notifiable disease in England, and pig-keepers and vets will be legally required to inform the Animal and Plant Health...
Weekly Overview: First PRRS-Resistant Pigs Bred
ANALYSIS - There was big news from Genus this week after it announced that it has produced the first ever pigs resistant to Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS), in collaboration with the...
10 December 2015
Update on Swine Enteric Coronavirus Disease in US
US - The number of pig farm samples that were confirmed positive for porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus (PEDV) in the last week was 24. There were three premises confirmed with having porcine delta coronavirus...
04 December 2015
US PEDv Update: Expected to Worsen in Winter 2015-2016
ANALYSIS - Winter 2015/2016 could be worse than last year for Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv) in the United States. ...
Update on Swine Enteric Coronavirus Disease in US
US - The number of pig farm samples that were confirmed positive for porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus (PEDV) in the last week was 26. There no premises confirmed with having porcine delta coronavirus (PDCoV)...
02 December 2015
Researchers Further Investigate Potential of Feed to Spread PED
US - The executive director of the US based Swine Health Information Center says researchers are stepping up their focus on understanding the risks associated with contaminated feed in spreading the virus...
19 November 2015
PEDv Global Insights: Investment Being Made for Future
ANALYSIS - Joel Harris, Harrisvaccines Head of Sales and Marketing, shared insights regarding Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv) from his recent global travels. ...
18 November 2015
Increased Communication, Biosecurity Credited with Helping Contain PED
CANADA - An Alberta based swine veterinarian says, as the weather turns colder, the risk of transmission of various pathogens will increase, writes Bruce Cochrane....
16 November 2015
Scotland Considers Making PED Notifiable
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish Government is considering proposals to make Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) a notifiable disease in Scotland....
09 November 2015
Transport Biosecurity Key to Avoiding PED as Winter Arrives
CANADA - The manager of animal health and welfare programs with Manitoba Pork says stepped attention to transportation biosecurity will be key to keeping Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea off Manitoba hog farms...
06 November 2015
Biocontainment of Disease Key to Long Term Swine Industry Viability
CANADA - An Alberta based swine veterinarian says western Canada's pork industry has done an excellent job of stepping up biosecurity to prevent disease and the next step is to take action to contain the...
05 November 2015
First Phase of Truck Wash Automation Project Now Complete
CANADA - Scientists have completed the first phase of a project which aims to automate the washing and disinfection of swine transport vehicles, writes Bruce Cochrane....
03 November 2015
Earthen Manure Storage PEDv Warning Over Winter Months
CANADA - Research conducted on behalf of the Manitoba Livestock Manure Management Imitative has shown the virus responsible for PED is capable of surviving over Manitoba winters in earthen manure storages,...
02 November 2015
Manitoba PED Infected Farms Cleared of Virus
CANADA - The manager of animal health and welfare programs with Manitoba Pork says farms in the province that had been infected with PED no longer pose any risk of transmitting the virus, writes Bruce...
28 October 2015
Questions over Source of EU PEDv Outbreaks
EU - Following the outbreaks of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea virus in North America, which started in 2013, new strains of the virus were found in Europe the following year. Andrea Ladinig from the University...
Update on Swine Enteric Coronavirus Disease in US
US - The number of pig farm samples that were confirmed positive for porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus (PEDV) in the last week was 40. There have been two premises confirmed with having porcine delta coronavirus...
23 October 2015
Update on Swine Enteric Coronavirus Disease in US
US - The number of pig farm samples that were confirmed positive for porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus (PEDV) in the last week was 37. There have been no premises confirmed with having porcine delta coronavirus...
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