ASF found in second pig farm

  • 2017-02-08
  • BNS/TBT Staff
The Latvian Food and Veterinary Service today received the results of the laboratory tests confirming that African swine fever (ASF) had been found also in Bunci farm in Salaspils region in central Latvia. About 10,000 pigs are kept in the farm and will now have to be culled. Bunci belongs to Ancers company that operated also Rukas farm in the central Latvian region of Krimulda where ASF was found in mid-January and over 5,000 pigs had to be culled. The civil defence committee of the local council of the Salaspils region will meet on February 8 to discuss the saf...
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