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N&H TOPLINE: Certain feed ingredients may act as pathogen carriers

SHIC-funded study suggests potential for pathogen transmission via swine feed.

In preliminary findings, a study conducted by Pipestone Applied Research and South Dakota State University shows the potential for porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) and other viruses to contaminate and survive in feed ingredients, including soybean meal and dried distillers grains (DDGs).

The study is based on a model simulating the transboundary movement of contaminated ingredients that was developed to identify “high-risk combinations” of viruse

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