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U.S. Hog Farmers Faced with Variant PRRS Virus


A recent webinar hosted by the Swine Health Information Center focused on the emergence of a variant strain of the Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) that is present in Southern Minnesota and Northern Iowa.  Affected herds demonstrate anorexia, fetal loss and mummification, sow and piglet mortality and slower growth rates.  The condition has been diagnosed in both sow farms and in grower and finishing units.


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