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Rick Worthington PED
by Rick Worthington, click here for bio

Program: Farm and Ranch Report
Date: February 01, 2018

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In 2011, a strain of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PED) spread through China.

PED is highly infectious, and resulted in significant morbidity and mortality in pigs.

Could viruses like PED be transferred by the import of feed stuffs from foreign countries? Dr. Scott Dee talks about a study carried out by Pipestone Veterinary Services.

It's a pretty big discovery. Dr. Scott Dee talks about how they put it all together.

The idea of viruses being able to be transferred this way, is new and stakeholders are starting look at their options.

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