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Disease derails spring fair pig weigh-ins
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MONROE - Green County Ag Agent Mark Mayer said there won't be a swine weigh-in this spring in advance of the Green County Fair due to the rampant spread of disease affecting pigs. Mayer said a terminal show may take place at the fair where the pigs weigh in but then go directly to slaughter to prevent the spread of disease. Dr. Paul McGraw, state veterinarian at the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, issued the ban on spring weigh-ins of pigs for county fairs in Wisconsin.

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