June 23, 2016 (from Farmscape.ca)
Manitoba's Chief Veterinary Officer says steps are being taken to clean and disinfect the three Manitoba swine farms that have been infected by Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea as quickly as possible.
Since May 26th three Manitoba swine farms, including two sow barns and one finisher operation, have been confirmed infected by Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea.
These are first cases reported in Western Canada in over 18 months.
Dr. Megan Bergman, Manitoba's Chief Veterinary Officer, says the main focus right now is to contain the outbreak and steps are being taken to clean up the infected farms.
"Producers work very closely with their private veterinarians as well as the office of the CVO in order to undertake a very thorough cleaning and disinfection process for their sites.
Generally the CVO's office will also conduct surveillance testing after the cleaning and disinfection has been done to ensure that the virus has been eliminated from the ...
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