Tuesday, September 27, 2022

AH&VS department informs on differential features of pig diseases

In an attempt to clarify and end the confusion of pig diseases, especially African Swine Fever, Classical Swine Fever and Swine Flu, the department of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services (AH&VS) has issued differential features of pig diseases.
According to a DIPR report, the department stated that of late, with the occurrence of African Swine Fever (ASF) in the state, clarity on various pig diseases appears to be lacking amongst the public. Hence, to clarify and end the confusion the department has informed the general public of the difference in the three diseases.
The department said the differential features of pig diseases was being issued to enable the public and piggery farmers to take the necessary precautionary measure from the pigs as well as from a zoonotic point of view.