Manual on African Swine Fever for pig producers


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Rome, 2001

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Table of contents

Part I   [679Kb]

African swine fever is a very important disease of pigs. It is caused by a virus ...
The signs of disease will vary from one pig to another ...

Part II   [551Kb]

When observing the organs of sick pigs that died or were killed ...
Animals with no signs of the disease, or animals that seem to have recovered, may carry the virus...
The disease is spread to healthy pigs not only by the wind, but in other ways as well...

Part III   [359Kb]

The disease can be transmitted by ...
The only way to avoid transmitting African swine fever is for pig owners to obey strictly a set of measures ...

Part IV    [720Kb]

Questions and answers

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