University of Missouri Swine Institute
Keynote speakers at the University of Missouri Extension Commercial Agriculture Program annual Swine Institute in Columbia on Nov. 13 will highlight containment of porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) virus.
Bryan Myers, DVM, of the Pipestone Veterinary Clinic of Farley, IA, and Linda Hickman, state veterinarian for the Missouri Department of Agriculture, will address PEDV in the evening session of the meeting at the Courtyard Marriott.
To register for the 2013 Swine Institute, call Kate Stottle at (573) 882-9551 or go to www.agebb.missouri.edu/CommAg/SwineInstitute.
Myers and Hickam will address the virus as a disease as well as methods to control an outbreak and minimize spread should one occur at a producer’s facility.