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PMWS strikes 25 piggeries in New Zealand

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

NEW ZEALAND - Twenty-five piggeries between Whangarei and Taranaki have been confirmed or provisionally confirmed as having a serious pig disease. More than half of the farms with post-weaning multisystemic wasting syndrome – which kills young pigs – are in the wider Waikato, where 20 per cent of the country's pig farms are based. Hundreds more farms around the country are being investigated.

5m Editor