HEALTH Updated at 09:14:37 08/22/2019  (Views:  1590 )
Binh Thuan culled over 30 thousa

Binh Thuan culled over 30 thousands of pigs due to African swine fever

BTO- As many as 30,300 farmed pigs infected with African swine fever (ASF), or over 2,000 tons, was culled by August 19th, according to the Department of Agriculture and Rural Affairs. Accordingly, the ASF affected to 1,287 livestock households in 31 wards/communes and 6 districts across the province.

Farmed pigs infected with African swine fever

Notably, Duc Linh district is the locality with the most losses from ASF as it culled 26,911 pigs, accounted for 88.7 percent of the whole province’s culled pigs.

Thanks to tight scrutiny, the ASF has been under control and there are no new cases of ASF found in the localities of La Gi, Ham Thuan Bac, Ham Tan, and Phan Thiet.

As of now, Binh Thuan has set up 63 temporary quarantine stations to check up the transport of livestock. The authorities also boost propaganda to raise People’s awareness about the risk of ASF, and guide them how to prevent and disinfect at markets and livestock stables.

Translated by My Thien (Source: Binh Thuan Online)

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