Taiwan: Foot-and-Mouth Disease in pigs detected

28-06-2010 | |

At a pig farm in Taiwan, Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD) has been found, according to OIE reports.

The contamination was found during a routine control at a market. All 150 animals at the farm have been culled and 1 km around the farm is controlled more strictly from now on.

The type of FMD is not known yet. In China and Japan, FMD outbreaks are of the type O.

Related website:
World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)

ter Beek
Vincent ter Beek Editor of Pig Progress / Topic: Pigs around the world