PED Update – Ontario Count Now 58

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One new PED location confirmed in the past week – a farrow-to-finish operation in Middlesex County.

That brings the provincial total to 58 sites.

Only the third confirmed PED diagnosis for Middlesex – but it’s also the location of the province’s first confirmed case on January 22nd of this year.

PED is normally fatal for young pigs, older animals usually survive it.

The disease is not considered a threat to human health or to food safety.