Weekly Overview: Time for an Update on PED

GLOBAL - A year ago, porcine epidemic diarrhoea (PED) was raging out of control in the US. Outbreaks continue there - affecting the state of Georgia for the first time in late February - and although they are less numerous, the disease continues to impact the hog and pork markets. The disease rumbles on in Japan and there has been one new outbreak in Canada. The December census in the UK reveals another fall in the number of female breeding pigs, especially in pregnant gilts.
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