UK: New reports of swine fever in Norfolk provoke compensation debate
The first UK case of Classical Swine Fever (CSF) since 12 August has been confirmed on a farm in Norfolk, where about 1,000 pigs will now be slaughtered over the next two days. Mike Sheldon, Chief Executive of the National Pig Association (NPA) said, "The impact of the news is shattering."The original source of CSF is unknown, but epidemiologists from the Ministry of Agriculture believe that the first herd became infected in mid-June.
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