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ASF wipes the Myrgorod pig breed out of existence

  • 6 Dec 10:24

At least 2 pig breeds have ceased to exist in Ukraine due to the continuing spread of African Swine Fever (ASF) virus in the country.That message was shared by Nikolay Berezovsky, member of the Ukrainian National Academy of Agricultural Sciences. Photo:Livestock Of The World All farms with large black breeds as well as the entire Myrgorod breed have been destroyed over the past few years, the result being that both breeds can no longer be found in Ukraine, according to Mr Berezovsky. The disappearance of the Myrgorod breed is especially discouraging, as it was one of the 1stbreeds developed by Ukraine scientists, Mr Berezovsky added. Myrgorod. Read more...