Introduction: Christmas 2013 is one that the employees of the Meadow Hill Sow Farm likely won’t forget. As Meadow Hill manager Harold Lee explains it, the staff spent the holiday engaged in a no-holds-barred battle to try to stop a porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) outbreak on the 2,500-sow farm. “It was the worst disease I’ve seen or experienced in my life,” Lee relates. “Frankly, Christmas sucked.” He has been managing the unit, located near ...

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