swine fever


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swine fever:

see hog cholerahog cholera,
acute, highly infectious viral disease of swine, also called swine fever. It is perhaps the most serious disease of swine in North America. It is characterized by dullness and listlessness, loss of appetite, rise in temperature to between 105°F; (41°C;) and
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German Agriculture Minister Christian Schmidt has rejected a plea from the farming association to refrain from imposing an export ban if African swine fever was identified in wild boars, saying Germany was not in a position to bypass EU rules.
Keepers are being reminded that it is illegal to feed catering waste of any description or domestic food waste to farm animals in the UK, including pigs kept as pets, as some of the outbreaks of African swine fever in Europe have been attributed to wild boar or domestic pigs consuming contaminated pork products.
African swine fever in Mozambique: review, risk factors and considerations for control.
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This is already the second district in the Volgograd region where all pigs are to be slaughtered because of African swine fever.
first case when Onischenko accuses Georgia and says that African swine fever, allegedly, spread from the Georgian territory", Gulua
He said the highly contagious viral disease of pigs - which is very similar to classical swine fever - is the main threat to the development of the African pig industry.
A highly sensitive and specific gel-based multiplex RT-PCR assay for the simultaneous and differential diagnosis of African swine fever and Classical swine fever in clinical samples.
The EU's member states endorsed, on 7 September, a European Commission proposal to repeal the protection measures adopted after outbreaks of classical swine fever (CSF) in June and July in Lithuania.
April 30 2010 - Controlling African Swine Fever (ASF) continues to be problematic for Russia following its reappearance on its territory at the end of 2007, according to a US government report.
Gordon Brown stated that the UK is the best-prepared nation to deal with the current outbreak of swine fever.
There had been an outbreak of swine fever and the pig classes had been cancelled, which cast the spotlight on cattle, sheep, dogs and horses.