New Reports of ASF in Russia Raise Concerns in EU

RUSSIA & EU - Dead pigs infected with African swine fever (ASF) have been found in Russia, about 100km from the border with Estonia. The incident highlights the importance of biosecurity at pig farms and animal transport, prompt reporting of suspected cases and the ban on swill feeding, according to Dr Helen Roberts and Matt Hartley in their 'Preliminary Outbreak Assessment' for Defra.
calendar icon 7 January 2011
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