Study Confirms Feed-PED Risk
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Mon Aug 18, 2014 02:49 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Swine can contract the deadly porcine epidemic diarrhea virus by eating contaminated feed, a first-of-a-kind study found.

Dr. Scott Dee, director of research at Pipestone Veterinary Services in Pipestone, Minn., lead author of the study, told DTN on Monday he's confident his research proves a definitive link between contaminated feed and the virus.

"The reason why we did this -- our vets are looking at ways to protect our farms," he said. "We were able to show that if feed is contaminated with the virus, pigs could become sick with the virus. My level of confidence in ...

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