TITLE

Call for wild boar cull to reduce pig disease risk

AUTHOR(S)
Clarke, Phil
PUB. DATE
April 2015
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;4/24/2015, Issue 1000, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the initiative made by farm leaders for a cull of wild boar to reduce threat of animals spreading disease to pig population in Great Britain. Topics discussed include statement by the National Pig Association (NPA) regarding the same, comments of the NPA chief executive Zoe Davies for the same and infection by African swine fever in four European Union countries.
ACCESSION #
102299519

 

Related Articles

  • Correction.  // Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;3/28/2015, Vol. 176 Issue 13, p332 

    A correction to the article "Detection of African swine fever virus genomic DNA in a Nigerian red river hog" that was published in the January 13, 2007 issue is presented.

  • Virologist was uneasy about African swine fever 25 years ago. Hess, Ann // National Hog Farmer Exclusive Insight;6/12/2019, pN.PAG 

    Highlights from the article: Twenty-five years ago, when Dan Rock was working as research leader in exotic viral diseases at Plum Island Animal Disease Center, he knew African swine fever was a disease they needed to take seriously. Now there are great examples of viruses that cross, for...

  • Progress made on pig disease prevention.  // Meat Trades Journal;9/12/2014, p4 

    The article focuses on the report issued by the British Pig Executive (BPEX), an organization that represents the pig levy payers in Great Britain, which unveils the progress on pig disease prevention including the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea virus (PEDv) and African Swine Fever (ASF).

  • Molecular characterization and phylogenetic study of African swine fever virus isolates from recent outbreaks in Uganda (2010-2013). Atuhaire, David Kalenzi; Afayoa, Mathias; Ochwo, Sylvester; Mwesigwa, Savannah; Okuni, Julius Boniface; Olaho-Mukani, William; Ojok, Lonzy // Virology Journal;2013, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p1 

    Background: African swine fever (ASF) is a highly lethal and economically significant disease of domestic pigs in Eastern Africa particularly in Uganda where outbreaks regularly occur. Sequence analysis of variable genome regions have been extensively used for molecular epidemiological studies...

  • Classical swine fever in South Africa after 87 years' absence. Sandvik, T.; Crooke, H.; Drew, T. W.; Blome, S.; Greiser-Wilke, I.; Moennig, V.; Gous, T. A.; Gers, S.; Kitching, J. A.; Bührmann, G.; Brückner, G. K. // Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;8/27/2005, Vol. 157 Issue 9, p267 

    Presents a letter to the editor about the "Classical Swine Fever in South Africa After 87 Years' Absence," in the August 27, 2005 issue of the journal "Veterinary Record."

  • African swine fever among slaughter pigs in Mubende district, Uganda. Muwonge, Adrian; Munang'andu, Hetron; Kankya, Clovice; Biffa, Demelash; Oura, Chris; Skjerve, Eystein; Oloya, James // Tropical Animal Health & Production;Oct2012, Vol. 44 Issue 7, p1593 

    Owing to frequent reports of suspected outbreaks and the presence of reservoir hosts and vectors (warthogs, bushpigs and O. moubata ticks), African swine fever (ASF) is believed to be an endemic disease in Uganda. There have, however, been very few studies carried out to confirm its existence in...

  • Variations in clinical presentation and anatomical distribution of gross lesions of African swine fever in domestic pigs in the southern highlands of Tanzania: a field experience. Kipanyula, Maulilio; Nong'ona, Solomon // Tropical Animal Health & Production;Feb2017, Vol. 49 Issue 2, p303 

    African swine fever is a contagious viral disease responsible for up to 100% mortality among domestic pigs. A longitudinal study was carried out to determine the clinical presentation and anatomical distribution of gross lesions in affected pigs in Mbeya region, Tanzania during the 2010 to 2014...

  • China faces long struggle to tackle African swine fever, says OIE. Coyne, Andy // Aroq - Just-Food.com (Global News);5/31/2019, pN.PAG 

    The article informs that according to World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), China is struggling to tackle African swine fever. Topics discussed include decline in pig herd size; the statement of OIE deputy director general Matthew Stone on prevention of African swine fever; and...

  • Subunit Vaccine Approaches for African Swine Fever Virus. Gaudreault, Natasha N.; Richt, Juergen A. // Vaccines;Jun2019, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p56 

    African swine fever virus (ASFV) is the cause of a highly fatal disease in swine, for which there is no available vaccine. The disease is highly contagious and poses a serious threat to the swine industry worldwide. Since its introduction to the Caucasus region in 2007, a highly virulent,...

  • Belgium: Total transparency is essential with African swine fever.  // National Hog Farmer Exclusive Insight;7/10/2019, pN.PAG 

    Highlights from the article: On Sept. 13, 2018, African swine fever was confirmed in two wild boars in the Belgian municipality Etalle, a region where very few domestic pigs are kept. Since then, Belgium has succeeded in keeping its domestic pigs and captive wild pigs free of ASF contamination...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of NEW JERSEY STATE LIBRARY

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics