Truck cab decontamination - what's the most effective way to kill PEDV and PRRSV?

Swine Nutrition Blackbelt #9 with Dr. Grace Elijah
calendar icon 9 April 2022
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PRRSV and PEDV continue to be a major problem for swine producers as they pose a major risk to both the pigs’ welfare and the economical status of the farm. One potential risk of infection is through feed trucks that have recently delivered feed to another farm that is positive for PRRSV or PEDV. In This episode I talk with Dr. Grace Elijah about her study testing different decontamination methods of truck cabs to determine which method works best and which surface harbors the most bacteria. The results were not would I would have guessed, and I think you'll feel the same way.

Márcio Gonçalves

Founder of Swine it

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