- news, features, articles and disease information for the swine industry


Over 10,000 Pigs Destroyed in New FMD Outbreak

20 January 2016

SOUTH KOREA - Another outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) has been reported in South Korea.

The new outbreak was reported in the same region as the previous outbreak, Jeollabuk-Do, but further south.

Of the 10,172 pigs susceptible on the farm, there were 80 confirmed cases. However, all 10,172 pigs have been destroyed to prevent the spread of the disease.

The source of the outbreak is unknown.

ThePigSite News Desk

Share This

News By

Related News

EU pig prices under pressure

News from European Union  21 November 2018

More News

Our Sponsors


Seasonal Picks

Animal Welfare Science, Husbandry and Ethics: The Evolving Story of Our Relationship with Farm Animals