Since January, diagnostic labs from across the country have already reported more than 60 accessions positive for Seneca Valley Virus or Senecavirus A. This clearly shows that the disease is far from gone and underscore
Warmer than normal temperatures dominated the Midwest last week, and despite some thunderstorm in the High Plains, drought conditions have intensified. Cattlemen are culling herds and dipping into hay supplies.
It has been 18 months since the USDA issued mandatory reporting of Swine Enteric Coronavirus diseases (SECD), including Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv). Since it was first identified in U.S. herds in April 2013,