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2000 ASF-Infected Pigs Have Gone “Missing” From Unlicensed Farms In Port Dickson

today25 April 2022


source: Pig Progress

Negeri Sembilan Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Action Committee chairman Datuk Bakri Sawir has claimed that all pigs housed at 19 unlicensed farms in Kampung Baru Site A, Tanah Merah, Lukut, Port Dickson, were believed to have been taken out of the farms.

The farm owners had taken about 2000 pigs infected with ASF (African Swine Flu) located near the farms to unknown locations, according to him.

The authorities were not informed or alerted of the movement of the cattle.

On April 9, it was reported that ASF was detected at a farm in Kampung Baru Tanah Merah Site A, Port Dickson. The cost involved to cull the 273 ASF-infected pigs on April 13 was approximately RM20,000.

Several days later, the Negeri Sembilan Veterinary Services Department (JPVNS) conducted checks on 19 farms but the…

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Written by: Lara Lee

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