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Global: African swine fever is spreading in the Balkans

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Published Sep 28, 2023

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A total of 900 outbreaks of African swine fever have been reported in Bosnia and Herzegovina, with almost 38,000 pigs affected. Croatia has reported 481 outbreaks and almost 10,000 affected pigs, while Serbia has 851 outbreaks. In Italy, a ninth pig farm has been infected, located in the province of Pavia, with approximately 3,000 affected pigs. In Poland, 25 pig farms have been infected, bringing the total number of outbreaks to 2,263, and the country has the highest number of infected wild boars in Europe. In Sweden, 41 infected pigs have been reported, and the country plans to install permanent fencing to prevent further spread of the disease, which was likely introduced through human activity.
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A total of 900 outbreaks of African swine fever have been reported in Bosnia and Herzegovina. According to the registration system of the World Organization for Animal Health, this concerns a total of almost 38,000 pigs. Croatia has already reported 481 outbreaks involving almost 10,000 pigs to the World Organization for Animal Health. The European Animal Disease Information System (Adis) already has 863 outbreaks. In Serbia there are 851 outbreaks. In these three Balkan countries, outbreaks mainly involve backyard farms (backyard pigs) and small farms of up to 150 pigs. Occasionally there is a larger company among them. North-Italy A ninth pig farm in northern Italy has been declared infected with African swine fever. The company is located in the province of Pavia. Although the company is located at a considerable distance from the other companies affected by African swine fever, it is in the infected zone. There were approximately 3,000 pigs on the infected farm. This year, a ...
Source: Nieuwe Oogst
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