Thursday , March 23 2023

Anhui reproduces African swine fever, killing at least 8,000 pigs


The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs of the Continental Region today reported that a Qingyang County farm in Anhui Province has detected the African swine fever epidemic. The farm has 8339 live pigs, with 96 cases and 47 deaths. From 8th to 8th, there have been 9 cases of African swine fever in Anhui Province.

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said that after the outbreak of fire, the surveillance team was shipped to the local area. The local government has initiated an emergency response mechanism as needed and has adopted measures such as blocking, slaughtering, harmless treatment, disinfection, etc. to treat all diseased and sacrificed pigs harmlessly. At the same time, all pigs and their products are forbidden to be transferred from the blockade, and pigs are forbidden to be transported in blockade. The above epidemic has effectively been eliminated.

According to official statistics, there are 17 provinces, municipalities and autonomous regions in Heilongjiang, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Anhui, Henan, Jilin, Inner Mongolia, Liaoning, Tianjin, Shanxi, Yunnan, Hunan, Guizhou, Chongqing, Hubei, Fujian and Jiangxi. African swine fever in a total of 65 cases.

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