CSF found at second Romanian Smithfield farm
A second Smithfield farm in South West Romania has been struck by
Classical Swine Fever (CSF).
It is the second farm in the region, near the border with Hungary, in less
than a week, causing the slaughter of some 16,000 animals.
Last week, the Romanian authorities found an outbreak at another
Smithfield pig farm in the village of Cenei. Here, about 20,000 animals had to
Romania's Veterinary Health Authority added that it
expected more outbreaks. These are the first outbreaks of CSF in the area since
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to slaughter 20,000 pigs (7 August 2007)
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