Route of PEDv reported

Questionable hygiene practices among meat processing plant employees, freight truck drivers and other workers at hog processing plants have been implicated in the spread of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus across the US, according to research conducted by the University of Illinois. PEDv is spread most commonly spread by pigs ingesting contaminated feces. The virus, which […]

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Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus

The presence of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV) was confirmed in the United States during the week of May 13, 2013. The diagnostic labs in of Iowa State University (ISU) and Minnesota State University have tested 113 positive for PEDV. PEVD is a Corona virus related to other swine viruses such as transmissible gastroenteritis virus […]

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2013 Swine Show Exhibition Guidelines

Recommendations, developed by  DATCP, Department of Health Services, UW-Extension and the WI Pork Producers, that are aimed at reducing  the risk of transmission of the influenza virus among swine at fair exhibitions have been released. The list include vaccination protocols, limiting the length of stay and time between shows and barn monitoring schedules. Details of […]

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Welcome to the new WI Swine Extension Site

Welcome to the new WI Swine Extension Site We would like to thank the retired members of the Swine Extension team for  helping guide WI swine producers. Welcome to the new and returning members of the team. Their contact information is listed on the right. We have consolidated and updated everything from the old sites […]

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Swine Flu

Swine Flu Resources Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) Swine Flu site WI DATCP – Animal diseases World Health Organization – Swine Influenza in Humans UW Contact: Amin Fadl (608) 890-2398 fadl@wisc.edu

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