Harold Lee

Harold Lee worked closely with his consulting veterinarians to devise a battle plan while fighting PEDV.

Producer Diary: PEDV Outbreak at Meadow Hill Farm

Sow unit manager documents his experiences with PEDV as a way to help other producers.


Christmas 2013 is one that the employees of the Meadow Hill Sow Farm likely won’t forget. As Meadow Hill manager Harold Lee explains it, the staff spent the holiday engaged in a no-holds-barred battle to try to stop a porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) outbreak on the 2,500-sow farm. “It was the worst disease I’ve seen or experienced in my life,” Lee relates. “Frankly, Christmas sucked.&rdquo

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