Poland confirms ASF outbreak on large farm

Pig33.com, 23 March 2021, photo credit: Keesing

On March 17, Polish veterinary authorities reported the presence of African swine fever (ASF) on a pig farm of 15,938 pigs, located in Niedźwiady, Świebodzin county, Lubuskie province, in an area listed in Part II of the Annex to Commission Implementing Decision No. 2014/709.

This is the first outbreak in pigs this year and the second largest since the disease first appeared in the country in 2014.

March 18, 2021/GIW/ Poland.

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