Six steps to remove plasma from piglet feeds

Replacing plasma is difficult, but it can be done using these tried-and-true techniques

Whether porcine plasma contributes to the ongoing spread of the porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) virus in piglets is still unclear. Yes, the PED virus has been detected in samples of plasma, but it is too early to conclude if this is enough to infect piglets eating diets manufactured with contaminated plasma. Nevertheless, there is a growing demand for information on how to remove plasma from piglet diets to develop a contingency plan or adopt a business zero-risk policy before it is too late.