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Over 34,500 pigs culled in China in the past week due to ASF outbreaks

Over 34,500 pigs culled in China in the past week due to ASF outbreaks


Over 34,500 pigs have been killed and disposed of in China in the past week due to seven individual outbreaks of African swine fever (ASF).

Statistics available from the World Organisation of Animal Health (OIE) show that the outbreaks were detected between Friday, October 12, and Sunday, October 14.

The outbreaks were discovered in both backyard farms and larger commercial farms in the Liaoning province of the country which borders North Korea.

full story – agriland