Argentina: Senasa safeguards national pig farming for the benefit of 400,000 producers

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Published Apr 18, 2024

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In 2024, the National Agricultural Health Service has made significant strides in safeguarding the national pig sector from classical swine fever through comprehensive measures including vaccination campaigns, with 723,208 of the planned 2,689,200 vaccine doses already administered, and ongoing training and surveillance efforts. These initiatives have successfully led to the declaration of 11 regions as free from the disease in 2022, providing substantial benefits to over 158,000 pig producers by lowering production costs, ensuring the health of livestock, and opening up international market opportunities.
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The National Agricultural Health Service announced that, through vaccination campaigns, training sessions and permanent surveillance, work is being done to protect the national pig sector, benefiting nearly 400,000 pig farmers. One of the diseases that represents a risk to swine production is classical swine fever. With the aim of preventing the appearance of cases, the health authority has administered 723,208 doses of vaccines so far in 2024, as part of the 2,689,200 planned vaccinations. Through this measure, more than 240,000 pig farmers from Amazonas, Ancash, Cajamarca, Huancavelica, Huánuco, Ica, Junín, La Libertad, Lambayeque, Lima – Callao, Pasco, Piura, Tumbes and the Valley of the Apurímac, Ene and Mantaro (Vraem), as well as Ayacucho and Cusco (partially). Vaccination is the most effective measure to prevent pigs from becoming infected with this disease and, in this context, the willingness of pig producers to participate in these campaigns is essential. As part of the ...
Source: AgroPeru
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