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Pig Industry News By Category: Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea
10 February 2015
Researchers Target Faster Truck Washing, Reduced Costs
CANADA - Scientists working on behalf of Swine Innovation Porc are exploring options to speed up the disinfection of swine transport vehicles while cutting the cost, writes Bruce Cochrane....
09 February 2015
Update on Swine Enteric Coronavirus Disease in US
US - The number of pig farm samples that are confirmed positive for porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus (PEDV) in the last week was 63, and two premises were confirmed with porcine deltacoronavirus (PDCoV)...
Ontario Reports Two New PED Outbreaks
CANADA - Ontario has reported two new outbreaks of porcine epidemic diarrhoea (PED) last week....
06 February 2015
Call for Added Vigilance as PED Risk Rises with Cold Weather
CANADA - A veterinary epidemiologist with Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development is encouraging pork producers to step up their vigilance as the risk of spreading porcine epidemic diarrhoea (PED) increases...
Pig Producers Advised to Avoid Porcine Blood Plasma Products
CANADA - A pig veterinarian based in Camrose, Alberta, is advising pork producers who use blood plasma products in feed to take steps to ensure those products do not contain porcine blood plasma, writes...
04 February 2015
Update on Swine Enteric Coronavirus Disease in US
US - The number of pig farm samples that are confirmed positive for porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus (PEDV) in the last week was 27, and two premises were confirmed with porcine deltacoronavirus (PDCoV)...
03 February 2015
Swine Producers Encouraged to Watch for Subtle Signs of PED
CANADA - A Red Deer based swine veterinarian is encouraging swine barn workers to maintain a close watch for any signs of PED, writes Bruce Cochrane....
Two New PED Outbreaks in Ontario
CANADA - Two new outbreaks of porcine epidemic diarrhoea (PED) were reported in Ontario last week....
27 January 2015
Second PED Outbreak in Ontario in a Week
CANADA - A second outbreak of porcine epidemic diarrhoea (PED) in a week has been reported in Ontario....
26 January 2015
Weekly Overview: New Warning of PED Spread and Why There's Less Pork at Chipotle
GLOBAL - The European pig sector should be on alert and be taking measures to prevent the spread of porcine epidemic diarrhoea (PED) as the infection has been confirmed at three farms in Ukraine. Winter...
Update on Swine Enteric Coronavirus Disease in US
US - The number of pig farm samples that are confirmed positive for porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus (PEDV) in the last week was 44, and two premises were confirmed with porcine deltacoronavirus (PDCoV)....
New Case of PED in Ontario
CANADA - A new outbreak of porcine epidemic diarrhoea (PED) has been reported in Ontario....
25 January 2015
New Outbreak of PED Confirmed in Manitoba
CANADA - A new outbreak of porcine epidemic diarrhoea (PED) has been confirmed in Manitoba....
23 January 2015
Ukrainian PEDv Outbreaks a Warning Sign for European Pig Farming
UKRAINE - European pig farmers need to stay vigilant as the American strain of the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PEDv) is detected across farms in Ukraine, writes Lucy Towers, ThePigSite Editor....
Sows Exposed to Mild PED Virus Protect Offspring from Severe Form
US - Sows previous infected with a relatively mild strain of the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) virus confer protection to their piglets against a more severe strain....
More PED Outbreaks in Japan
JAPAN - Porcine epidemic diarrhoea (PED) are continuing sporadically across the country...
22 January 2015
PEDv on the Agenda for Southern Indiana Pork Conference
US - Purdue Extension and the trade group Indiana Pork are teaming up to present the fifth annual Southern Indiana Pork Conference on 30 January in Jasper....
New Funding Available to Help Pork Producers Improve Biosecurity
CANADA - New funding is being made available to assist Saskatchewan pork producers in improving biosecurity to help prevent the spread of PED, writes Bruce Cochrane....
20 January 2015
PEDv Disease Threat Heightened in UK
UK - As the threat of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea virus (PEDv) is getting ever closer with more unconfirmed outbreaks in Ukraine so biosecurity throughout the UK needs to be stepped up....
19 January 2015
Update on Swine Enteric Coronavirus Disease in US
US - The number of pig farm samples that are confirmed positive for porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus (PEDV) in the last week was 39, and three premises were confirmed with porcine deltacoronavirus (PDCoV)....
12 January 2015
Update on Swine Enteric Coronavirus Disease in US
US - The number of pig farm samples that are confirmed positive for porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus (PEDV) in the last week was 13, and no premises were confirmed with porcine deltacoronavirus (PDCoV)....
09 January 2015
Infectivity of PEDv Contaminated Stored Manure Investigated
CANADA - As part of research being conducted by the University of Manitoba and the Prairie Agricultural Machinery Institute scientists are assessing the infectivity of PED contaminated manure held in storage...
07 January 2015
Irish Minister Urged to Take Action to Protect Pigs from PED
IRELAND - Following a meeting of the National Pig Health Council (NPHC), Irish Farmers Association (IFA) Pigs Committee Chairman Pat O’Flaherty said Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea caused enormous losses...
More Pork Is on the Way
US - Pork producers are gearing up to provide their customers with what they want and that is "More Pork" and "More Bacon." The nation's hog producers have expanded the breeding herd by four percent and...
Minnesota Vets Identify New PED Virus Strain
US - Researchers at the University of Minnesota Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory have identified a third strain of the porcine epidemic diarrhoea (PED) virus in the US....
Further PED Outbreaks in Japan
JAPAN - New outbreaks of porcine epidemic diarrhoea (PED) have been reported in two regions of Kyushu island....
06 January 2015
Update on Swine Enteric Coronavirus Disease in the US
US - The number of pig farm samples that are confirmed positive for porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus (PEDV) in the last week was 22. None was confirmed positive for porcine deltacoronavirus (PDCoV)....
02 January 2015
Ontario Reports Fifth PED Outbreak of This Winter
ONTARIO, CANADA - The province announced a new outbreak of porcine epidemic diarrhoea (PED) in Christmas week....
30 December 2014
Update on Swine Enteric Coronavirus Disease in US
US - The number of pig farm samples that are confirmed positive for porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus (PEDV) in the last week was 12, and there was one premises confirmed with porcine deltacoronavirus (PDCoV)....
PED Virus Detected on Four More Hawaiian Pig Farms
HAWAII, US - The Animal Disease Control Branch of the Hawaii Department of Agriculture (HDOA) reports that it has detected the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) virus on four additional Waianae pig farms....
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