Several cases of Classical Swine Fever (CSF) have been
registered in the villages of Jara and Biograci in the Bosnian region of Siroki
This news was broadcasted on the Bosnian public broadcaster BHTV1 last
According to the region's
veterinary station, there is no CSF epidemic, with just fifteen pigs
having been culled on a preventative basis.
However, there is speculation that
this is not an isolated case and that around 30 pigs purchased from
Bijeljina-based buyers have died in the region, BBC Monitoring European
The disease has been showing up at several places at the
Balkan region, especially in Croatia.
â€¢ False CSF alarm in Slovenia
(22 March 2007)
â€¢ More measures against CSF in Croatia
(15 March 2007)
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