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June 25, 2019 - Channel NewsAsia

African swine fever hits industrial farms in Vietnam, 2.8 million pigs culled

African swine fever hits industrial farms in Vietnam, 2.8 million pigs culled
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HANOI: Vietnam has culled nearly 10 per cent of its pig herd to contain an African swine fever outbreak that has started hitting large-scale industrial farms, the government said in a statement on Tuesday (Jun 25).

Earlier outbreaks have appeared mostly at small household farms but have now started to occur at larger industrial operations, including Phu Son Farm in Dong Nai province near Ho Chi Minh City, the statement said.

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