Piglets found to have FMD in Taiwan

07-11-2011 | |

Five piglets have been found to be affected by Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) in Penghu County, Taiwan.

The Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine of the COA said that the FMD infected animals were found on 30 October. The pigs has come from Taiwan mainland.
Authorities have stated that where the pigs originally came from, the herd is FMD free. The COA stated that the five piglets and another 3 pen-mates were culled.
Also, all contaminated holding pens, equipment, and tools were disinfected and the outbreak is contained.
Source: Chinapost.com