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Bulgaria reports a second outbreak of swine fever

by 5m Editor
10 March 2006, at 12:00am

BULGARIA - Bulgarian veterinary health authorities reported a second outbreak of swine fever in the south-east of the country and slaughtered some 56 pigs to prevent the spread of the disease. Bulgarian veterinary health authorities reported a second outbreak of swine fever in the south-east of the country and slaughtered some 56 pigs to prevent the spread of the disease. "There is indeed a second outbreak of swine fever in a pig farm in the south-eastern town of Elhovo. Fifty-six animals have been slaughtered," national veterinary service director Zheko Baychev told AFP. This is the second case of swine fever detected in south-eastern Bulgaria in a month. In early February, authorities slaughtered some 70 pigs at a breeding farm in the village of Malko Sharkovo after an outbreak of the disease. For more information on swine fever Click Here Source: TodayOnline

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