hogs

Agriculture and Harvest Public Media
4:13 pm
Thu January 29, 2015

Bring Back the Bacon: Hog Virus Slowing

Healthy hogs that made it to market last year fetched a high price. But millions of piglets were lost to porcine epidemic diarrhea virus.
Amy Mayer/IPR file photo

Bacon and pork chops could become cheaper this year thanks, in part, to fewer pigs getting sick with the virus that devastated hog farms in 2014.

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