Bulgarian Agriculture Minister Discussed Measures for Eradication of African Swine Fever

Domestic | August 7, 2019, Wednesday // 19:37|  views

A strategy for control and eradication of African Swine Fever was discussed in the city of Stara Zagora on August 7 by Bulgaria’s Agriculture Minister Desislava Taneva and representatives of the scientific community and veterinary experts. The strategy envisages phasing out the disease and introducing biosecurity measures. Taneva reported that a large number of people voluntarily slaughtered animals that were not registered with the veterinary services and were, in fact, illegal, reports BNT. 

Minister Taneva: The state will support the measures for disinfection, cleaning, appropriate period in which no animals are bred. We are preparing a module for biosecurity measures in accordance with the size of the farms.

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