ASAJA Extremadura: The government of Spain has not lifted a single finger against Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease

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Published Aug 14, 2023

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ASAJA Extremadura estimates that the Epizootic Haemorrhagic Disease (EHE) has caused economic losses of five million euros in the livestock farms of the region. The disease, which appeared in Europe for the first time on November 10, 2022, is affecting both domestic and wild animals, particularly the bovine and deer sectors. ASAJA Extremadura is urging the government to take action and coordinate with autonomous communities to establish measures and compensation for affected farmers and hunting managers.
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ASAJA Extremadura has estimated the economic consequences to date of the Epizootic Haemorrhagic Disease (EHE) at five million euros, which is affecting livestock farms in the region and, specifically, the bovine and deer sectors. EHE is notifiable and had never existed in Europe until November 10, 2022 when the first focus was declared, but it has reappeared, possibly transmitted by mosquitoes from Africa. It is characterized by watery eyes, strong nasal discharge, prolonged lameness, swollen eyelids, strong salivation and redness of the muzzle. The treatment must be symptomatic with anti-inflammatories, analgesics and antibiotics, plenty of water available to them and weekly disinsections. accompanied by isolation of the animals, It is seriously affecting the cervuna hunting species and, according to approximate data obtained by ASAJA Extremadura, in this region alone it would have already caused the death of more than 2,500 deer, which represents losses of around 4 million, ...
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