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ASF update: Large farms in Lithuania and Latvia affected

  • 11 Aug 12:10

African Swine Fever is starting to cause problems on larger farms in various countries. Reports about outbreaks in commercial farms in Poland are now followed by infections in larger farms in both Latvia and Lithuania. The Lithuanian State Food and Veterinary Service (VMVT) reported mid-Julythat an outbreak had been confirmed on a farm holding about 23,500 pigs, calling it ‘the largest ASF outbreak in Lithuania’. The farm is owned by UAB Berzu Kompleksas and is located in Jonava district. The VMVT reported that all pigs in the complex would be killed, and that 3km and 10km protection and surveillance zones have been installed. This incident is said to be. Read more...