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Brazil: Three outbreaks of classical swine fever confirmed in Piauí

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Published Apr 22, 2024

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In São José do Divino, north of Piauí, Brazil, three outbreaks of Classical Swine Fever have been confirmed, leading to immediate action by the Secretariat of Technical Assistance and Agricultural Defense (Sada) and the Agro-Livestock Defense Agency of the State of Piauí (Adapi). These agencies have dispatched inspectors and veterinarians to the impacted farms and are implementing measures from the disease's Contingency Plan, including a ban on animal movement, sanitary slaughter, and proper disposal of carcasses. Additionally, a vaccination plan is in the works, and producers are being advised to report any suspicious symptoms, ensure animals are purchased from reputable sources with an Animal Transit Guide (GTA), and avoid transactions at uncontrolled fairs.
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With the confirmation of three outbreaks of Classical Swine Fever (PSC), in the municipality of São José do Divino, north of the State, the Secretariat of Technical Assistance and Agricultural Defense (Sada) through the Agro-Livestock Defense Agency of the State of Piauí ( Adapi) moved the team of inspectors and veterinarians to the farms. The objective is to adopt the measures recommended in the disease's Contingency Plan and in the legislation that deals with animal health protection. Sada is preparing a vaccination plan against the disease in the State. Among the measures adopted by Adapi is the ban on the movement of farm animals, the sanitary slaughter of animals and the destruction of corpses in an appropriate environment. Any case of animals showing any suspicion of the disease, such as: mortality, fever (animals crowded together), conjunctivitis, diarrhea, vomiting ...
Source: 3tres3
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