Fifth case of swine fever feeding facilities found in Chifu County Agricultural School, Japan

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 Fifth case of swine fever feeding facilities found in Chifu County Agricultural School, Japan


According to Japans Kyodo news agency, 15, the Gifu county government said the pigs raised in the county agricultural school in Kerr county were positive for hog cholera. County facilities, 5 days ago in the county Meinong Jiamao City, the county animal research institute confirmed the infection. After the first case of infection in Japan since 1992 was found in Qifu pig farm in September, this was the fifth confirmed case in the county feeding facilities.

According to the county government, 13 pigs were raised in the school. In the examination conducted in December 14th in the Livestock Research Institute, 1 pigs were found to have leukopenia. Confirmed by the central governments 15 day precise inspection, it was confirmed that hog cholera was infected. It is reported that the virus is identical to the confirmed infection so far.

It is reported that after the confirmation of the first case of infection in September, in addition to restricting visits by outside personnel and laying disinfection mats at the entrance and exit of buildings, the school also installed a power grid and bird-proof network around pigsty to prevent wild animals such as wild boars from intruding into it. However, the metal mesh enclosing a wider area than the pig farm is still in the process of installation, only about half of all work has been completed. In addition to the 3 heads dissected for examination, the county government has completed the killing of other 10 people, and has set out the removal restrictions to prohibit the shipment of pigs within the 10 km radius of the school. The target population is about 1800 pigs in 2 farms in the county. The school is about 3.7 kilometers away from Aichi County. Qifu Prefecture Governor Gutian Zhao said at a countermeasure meeting held at the county government building on the evening of 15 local time: It is a great pity that farms operated by the county have happened. We must apologize. The county government also revealed that wild boars caught in the mountains of Guanshi county were infected with swine fever. 74 wild boars were confirmed to be infected. Source: Liable Editor of CNN: Wang Lishan_NBJS7182

It is reported that after the confirmation of the first case of infection in September, in addition to restricting visits by outside personnel and laying disinfection mats at the entrance and exit of buildings, the school also installed a power grid and bird-proof network around pigsty to prevent wild animals such as wild boars from intruding into it. However, the metal mesh enclosing a wider area than the pig farm is still in the process of installation, only about half of all work has been completed.

In addition to the 3 heads dissected for examination, the county government has completed the killing of other 10 people, and has set out the removal restrictions to prohibit the shipment of pigs within the 10 km radius of the school. The target population is about 1800 pigs in 2 farms in the county. The school is about 3.7 kilometers away from Aichi County.

Qifu Prefecture Governor Gutian Zhao said at a countermeasure meeting held at the county government building on the evening of 15 local time: It is a great pity that farms operated by the county have happened. We must apologize. The county government also revealed that wild boars caught in the mountains of Guanshi county were infected with swine fever. 74 wild boars were confirmed to be infected.