Abkhazia Culls Pigs to Fight Swine Fever

GEORGIA - Authorities in breakaway Abkhazia said that they would cull the local pig population to contain the spread of a devastating pig disease, African Swine Fever (ASF).
calendar icon 29 August 2007
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Abkhaz leader Sergey Bagapsh said the cull was the only way to tackle the disease and promised to compensate farmers, according to Bagapsh’s press service.

Abkhaz authorities said Russia had restricted the import of agricultural products from Abkhazia because of the spread of ASF.

Source: Civil.Ge

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