Veterinary experts have reported a new case of African swine fever, in Ukraine, recorded in Rivne region.
African swine fever is spreading in EU countries at a time when Slovakia is battling the overpopulation of wild boars.
The German Farmers’ Association has asked to have 70% of Germany’s wild boar population culled to avoid the introduction of the African Swine Fever (ASF) into Germany.
African swine fever (ASF) and avian influenza (AI) are forcing Russian meat producers to pump more cash into biosecurity to protect their assets as the diseases hit industrial farms.
Professor Jonathan Ball, from the University of Nottingham, discussed how African swine fever is passed from pig to pig.
As cases break out in neighboring Poland and the Czech Republic, African swine fever is becoming a cause for concern in Germany.
The number of African swine fever cases in wild boars increased fourfold in Lithuania in 2017, compared to 2016.
The Czech State Veterinary Administration has reported the first cases of African swine fever in an area beyond the fences in the red zone of the contaminated area in Zlin.
In Poland, African swine fever (ASF) is creeping west bit by bit.
African swine fever has been reported in the Republic of Crimea, a region illegally annexed by Russia in 2014.