Wisconsin herds negative for pseudorabies
Farms within an 8 kilometre radius of the second
pseudorabies positive herd near Loyal, Wisconsin, US have tested
As a consequence, quarantines have been removed on 35 herds tested in
connection with the Loyal site.
This follows last week's announcement
that 33 herds associated with the first infected site, in Greenwood, had also
Both infected herds have been depopulated and will be
cleaned and disinfected by state and federal officials.
located within 2 miles (3 kilometres) of each site will be retested within 30 to
60 days and, if negative, the original farms may then repopulate.
Pseudorabies is also known as Aujeszky's Disease.
Related news items:
â€¢ Second Wisconsin farm positive for pseudorabies (25 April 2007)
in Wisconsin under control (20 April 2007)
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