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Ukraine: Pigs in quarantine zone can be slaughtered

  • 17 May 11:00

Pigs from quarantine zones inAfrican Swine Fever-infected areas in Ukraine will be allowed to be sent for slaughter and used for processing and further production of sausages. That was announced in updated veterinary instructions aimed to combat the virus released by Ukraine’s State Veterinary and Phytosanitary Service (Gosvetphitosluzba), late April. Old rule: All pigs should be burnt Previously, instructions in place since March 2014 had ordered that all pigs from affected areas should be culled and burnt, while pigs from the surrounding quarantine areas were not allowed to be sold, transported or slaughtered. Boris Kobal, the head of the food. Read more...