German farmers face possible pig culls as African swine fever discovered

Discovery of deadly virus in wild boar cadaver leads to crisis measures including hunting, harvesting and leisure bansGerman farmers have been ordered to enact a series of crisis measures after the discovery of the country’s first case of African swine fever (ASF).The arrival of the highly infectious disease, found in the cadaver of a wild boar close to the German border with Poland in the state of Brandenburg, is a devastating blow to farmers who have been at pains for several years to keep it at bay. Continue reading… Source – Full Article

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