Vietnam culls over 2.84 million pigs amid African swine fever spread

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Vietnam culls over 2.84 million pigs amid African swine fever spread

Vietnam reported the first ASF outbreak in February in northern Hung Yen province.

HANOI: African swine fever (ASF) has struck 61 localities across Vietnam, leading to the culling of over 2.84 million pigs or 10.3 per cent of the country’s total pig population.    The country’s Tra Vinh province has become the latest locality to be hit by ASF, the provincial authorities said, noting that a herd of 54 pigs raised by a household in Giong Trom district was affected by the animal disease, Vietnam News Agency reported on Tuesday.

 

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By |2019-07-06T21:33:34+00:00July 6th, 2019|

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Vietnam culls over 2.84 million pigs amid African swine fever spread

Vietnam reported the first ASF outbreak in February in northern Hung Yen province.

HANOI: African swine fever (ASF) has struck 61 localities across Vietnam, leading to the culling of over 2.84 million pigs or 10.3 per cent of the country’s total pig population.

The country’s Tra Vinh province has become the latest locality to be hit by ASF, the provincial authorities said, noting that a herd of 54 pigs raised by a household in Giong Trom district was affected by the animal disease, Vietnam News Agency reported on Tuesday.

 

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By |2019-07-05T21:31:58+00:00July 5th, 2019|

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