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Pig producers are being urged to prepare themselves against the high threat of an outbreak of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea virus with the help of specialist guides. Twelve standard operating procedures (SOPs) have been produced by Bpex on behalf of the cross-industry alliance Pig Health and Welfare Council, giving farmers advice on biosecurity. It follows confirmation of the US virulent strain in the Ukraine and the high mortality seen in piglets (70-80%) from the low virulent strain in Germany last autumn. […]