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Classical swine fever in Slovakia

by 5m Editor
24 November 2003, at 12:00am

SLOVAKIA - The NPA report a case of Classical Swine Fever in Slovakia.

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Classical swine fever is reported in Slovakia. Date of initial detection of animal health incident: 19 November.

Estimated date of first infection: 10 October.

Outbreaks: 2 farms (a breeding farm with one fattening unit on a separate farm).

Total number of animals in the outbreaks: 4,286 pigs. Number of cases: 670. Number of deaths: 30. Number of animals destroyed: 4,256.

Source: National Pig Association - 21st November 2003

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