Monthly Archives: May 2019

Foreign animal diseases to look out for besides ASF

Provided by National Hog Farmer | Written by: Attila Farkas, DVM | May 2019   African swine fever is getting a lot of coverage in the media as outbreaks continue to occur across Asia and the European Union, while other foreign animal diseases are getting less “publicity” even though the introduction of these infectious agents would have similar economic effects and cripple the U.S. pork industry and exports. In modern day swine production, free trade agreements, free trade blocks, regionalization, increased international passenger travel and

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