Chinese pigs killed by mix of infections
Local research recently showed that pigs dying in six
Chinese provinces have been struck by a mix of infections, being a combination
of CSF, PRRS and PCV.
The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) received this information
from the veterinary bureau of the Chinese ministry
Since the end of June, pigs have died of a disease characterised by rising
body temperature, redness of the skin and rapid breathing in some parts of six
provinces of China, namely Hunan, Jiangxi, Anhui, Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Hubei.
A similar swine disease was also found in some southern provinces of China
in hot summers during the last few years.
Chinese authorities said they are arranging for a microbiologist to conduct
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