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Manitoba Pork floats PED plan to producers

Pork producers recently got a first look at Manitoba Pork’s plan to virtually eliminate PED from the provincial hog industry.

The draft plan’s goal is to eliminate 96 per cent of porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) infections by 2027, according to the presentation at the Nov. 1 producer meeting. Details are pending.

The draft showed objectives to reduce the number of infected farms over time; shorten the time farms take to reach transitional status; develop farm-level protocols for PED management; and enhance biosecurity sector-wide.

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