African Swine Fever

African swine fever set to deal Kerala’s pig farms a killer blow

949 pigs culled so far; cannot rule out chances of flu spreading to more parts, say experts

published on : 17th August 2022

Over 100 pigs die due to suspected African swine fever in Ranchi, alert sounded

The staff of the animal farms have been asked to take all precautionary measures while handling the animals.

published on : 6th August 2022

Interstate pork transport and sale banned in Kodagu

The department has also cautioned pig farmers in the district to report to the department if any pig is infected by the virus.

published on : 1st August 2022

Interstate pork transport banned in Kodagu to control African Swine Fever

Kodagu veterinary department has issued guidelines to maintain hygiene in the pig farms to stop the pigs from being infected.

published on : 31st July 2022

African swine fever reported in Wayanad; 350 pigs to be culled

African swine fever, a contagious and fatal viral disease, has been reported among the pigs in Mananthavady in Wayanad district.

published on : 23rd July 2022

African Swine fever reported among pigs in Kerala, decisions on culling after test results

"The two swines which were affected by the virus will be culled as soon as possible. Another 350 pigs in the affected farms will be kept under observation," said Rajesh V R, district Animal Husbandry

published on : 22nd July 2022

African swine fever reported in Kerala's Wayanad

The disease was confirmed among pigs of two farms in the district after the samples were tested at the National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases in Bhopal.

published on : 22nd July 2022

Mizoram government to soon declare outbreak of African Swine Fever as state disaster: Minister

Mizoram Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Minister Dr K Beichhua told that CM Zoramthanga has already given his consent to declare the outbreak as a state disaster.

published on : 31st May 2022

Sixteen more pigs die of African Swine Fever in Mizoram

At least 16 more pigs died of African Swine Fever in Mizoram with the toll due to the disease rising to 770 in the state in a little over two months.

published on : 18th April 2022

Mizoram bans import of pigs, pork products amid fresh African Swine Fever outbreak

The department will also ensure the safe disposal of pig carcass in accordance with the National Action Plan for Control, Containment and Eradication of African Swine Fever, it added.

published on : 3rd April 2022

Fresh African Swine Fever cases reported in Mizoram after three months

Animal Husbandry and Veterinary department joint director (Livestock Health) Dr Lalhmingthanga said that fresh pig deaths due to ASF were reported recently in some villages.

published on : 23rd March 2022