Almost 2,000 pigs infected with African Swine Fever culled in Melaka

  • Nation
  • Saturday, 08 Jan 2022

MELAKA: The Malaysian Veterinary Services Department (JPV) has confirmed that 16 commercial pig farms have been infected by the African Swine Fever (ASF) in Paya Mengkuang in Masjid Tanah, Alor Gajah, about 30km from here.

Its director-general, Dr Norlizan Mohd Noor, through a statement here, said JPV had enforced the stamping out policy to control and prevent the spread of ASF through the destruction of the farm-bred pigs which were confirmed positive.

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