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Second PEDv case confirmed in Manitoba


June 3, 2016
By Manitoba Pork Council

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June 3, 2016, Winnipeg, Man – On June 2, 2016, Manitoba’s Chief Veterinary Office (CVO) confirmed that a second case of porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) has been found in a finisher barn in southeastern Manitoba, in addition to the one found in a batch-farrow sow barn a week ago.

The producer is fully cooperating with the CVO and has implemented control measures on the site. Epidemiological investigation is ongoing. Direct and indirect contacts and farms within five kilometers of the site are being contacted.

For biosecurity and animal care information, visit Manitoba Pork’s Swine Health and Disease Management webpages, or contact Mark Fynn, manager of quality assurance and animal care programs, at 204-235-2302 or mfynn@manitobapork.com.