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Breeding sows without CD163 gene might ultimately eliminate PRRS virus

2018-04-16 02:00:00| ThePigSite - Industry News

Sows without the CD163 gene are not only resistant to porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) virus, they also give birth to healthy, normal piglets — a finding that could ultimately lead to elimination of a devastating disease, researchers say.

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