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Pig virus migrates to US
Associated Press ^ | 7.10.13 | STEVEN K. PAULSON

Posted on 07/10/2013 9:06:04 PM PDT by Rabin

Striegel said there is "no evidence" it affects pork products... the disease can spread quickly and has killed entire populations of pigs under 7 days old.. by the time they're weaned at around 3 weeks, death loss can be around 80 percent or in severe cases upwards of 100 percent.

The virus has been confirmed Arkansas, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Carolina, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, and South Dakota, according to the American Association of Swine Veterinarians. It had been thought only to have "migrated to Europe from China"... (US) outbreaks are not required to be reported to federal officials, so the extent of the spread is difficult to determine...

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Heated Discussion
KEYWORDS: changjiang
//Snip// BEIJING, March 12 (Xinhuanet) -- The number of dead pigs found in Shanghai’s Huangpu River has increased to 2,800 after an additional 1,600 corpses were fished out.

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/video/2013-03/12/c_132227640.htm

This little piggy is buying up Americas, biggest (Walmart) ham processor, as Chinese pigrs are being driven through the floor.

Rab

1 posted on 07/10/2013 9:06:04 PM PDT by Rabin
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Pig virus migrates to US

Probably brought her by Hillary.

2 posted on 07/10/2013 9:08:49 PM PDT by South40
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“upwards of 100 percent”

Awesome. Kills them, and then some.


3 posted on 07/10/2013 9:13:12 PM PDT by TheZMan (Buy more ammo.)
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“upwards of 100 percent” Awesome. Kills them, and then some.

Dang, this virus must go back in time!

4 posted on 07/10/2013 9:16:14 PM PDT by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin, Ted Cruz, Trey Gowdy......Nuff said.)
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5 posted on 07/10/2013 10:16:57 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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Smithfield hams will now come from China?


6 posted on 07/11/2013 1:03:55 AM PDT by count-your-change (you don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough)
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Accckkkkkkk...our bacon is in danger!!!!


7 posted on 07/11/2013 1:28:07 AM PDT by Conservative4Ever (I'm going Galt)
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