Guatemala: new outbreak of Classical swine fever

The affectad farm, a semi-industrial swine farm without biosecurity measures, is located in the town of Santo Domingo Xenacoj, in Suchitepéquez department.

Friday 1 June 2012 (5 years 8 months 19 days ago)

Dr Miguel Angel Azañón Robles, Director General of Animal Health, Ministry of Agriculture has informed the OIE of the occurrence of Classical swine fever.

Of a total population of 120 susceptible pigs, 20 pigs were affected. The affectad farm, a semi-industrial swine farm without biosecurity measures, is located in the town of Santo Domingo Xenacoj, in Suchitepéquez department, Guatemala. Swine are fed with concentrated feed and are of different ages. They were not vaccinated.

The outbreaks were detected by veterinarians from the official services. The event is limited to these farms. No more cases observed. Epidemiological surveillance goes on at national level.

Thursday May 31, 2012/ OIE.
http://www.oie.int

Related articles

Swine news

Article Comments

This area is not intended to be a place to consult authors about their articles, but rather a place for open discussion among pig333.com users.

Access restricted to 333 users. In order to post a comment you must be logged in.

Not a registered user of 333?sign upand access swine prices, the search engine, ...
It is fast and free
Are you registered in 333?LOGINIf you've forgotten your password we'll send it to you here

tags

Swine News

Swine industry news in your email

You are not subscribed to this list

16-Feb-201809-Feb-201802-Feb-201826-Jan-2018

Log in and sign up on the list

Not a registered user of 333?sign upand access swine prices, the search engine, ...
It is fast and free
Are you registered in 333?LOGINIf you've forgotten your password we'll send it to you here