Economic Impact of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus on U.S. Pork Producers

@article{Holtkamp2012EconomicIO,
  title={Economic Impact of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus on U.S. Pork Producers},
  author={D. Holtkamp and J. Kliebenstein and J. Zimmerman and E. Neumann and H. Rotto and Tiffany K. Yoder and C. Wang and P. Yeske and C. Mowrer and Charles B. Haley},
  journal={Animal Industry Report},
  year={2012},
  volume={658},
  pages={3}
}
  • D. Holtkamp, J. Kliebenstein, +7 authors Charles B. Haley
  • Published 2012
  • Biology
  • Animal Industry Report
  • Information is provided on the productivity and economic impacts of PRRS disease in the U.S. breeding herd and growing pig herd. The total annual loss from PRRS in U.S. breeding herds was estimated at $302.06 million, i.e., $52.19 per breeding female or $2.36 per pig weaned. The majority of the loss in the breeding herd was due to reduced revenue ($300.4 million) resulting from weaning 8.3 million fewer pigs. Combining the losses in the breeding and growing pig herds resulted in 9.9 million… CONTINUE READING
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