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Pig farmers tackle threat of disease

by 5m Editor
6 May 2004, at 12:00am

NEW ZEALAND - Waikato pig farmers have voted to continue their fight to eradicate a potentially industry-destroying disease, despite the Agriculture Ministry saying it is impossible. The first in a series of nationwide meetings to develop a strategy of eradication was held in Hamilton last night. Pork Industry Board chief executive Angus Davidson said it had voted two-to-one in favour of further work on eradicating post-weaning multisystemic wasting syndrome (PMWS).

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