Chinese government reports 40 per cent of its pig population has been lost

By Grain Brokers Australia
November 26 2019 - 4:30pm
The double-stranded DNA virus causes a haemorrhagic fever with extremely high mortality rates in domestic pigs.
The double-stranded DNA virus causes a haemorrhagic fever with extremely high mortality rates in domestic pigs.

African Swine Fever (ASF) continues to decimate the domestic pig herd in China with hundreds of millions of animals now lost, either dying as a result of the devastating disease or killed in an attempt to contain the spread of the highly contagious virus.

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