The Financial Impact of PRRS Virus

  title={The Financial Impact of PRRS Virus},
  author={J. Tyler Holck and D A Polson},
• PRRS virus infection can result in financial losses due to increased death loss, poor reproductive performance, an increased significance of other diseases, increased use of vaccines and medications, and increased diagnostic costs. • Acute outbreaks in breeding herds have been estimated to be around $250 per sow with some estimates as high as $302 per sow. • Costs associated with persistent infections in breeding herds or growing pig herds are much more difficult to quantify. Some authors… CONTINUE READING