Farmer fighting swine virus

Published 04/24 2014 12:35PM

Updated 04/24 2014 12:42PM

STEWARDSON -- A Central Illinois farmer is doing everything he can to stop a deadly virus from killing his pigs. Stan Schutte owns Triple S Farms. He's taking extra measures to make sure it doesn't affect his animals.

Experts estimate it's killed more than 4 million pigs. Some experts say the virus is driving up hog prices because it's cutting the supply by 2 - 4%. The U.S. is the largest hog producer in the world.

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