Quang Tri destroys nearly 1,000 pigs infected with African swine fever

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Quang Tri Province yesterday seized and destroyed around 980 pigs imported from Thailand causing loss worth more than VND6.2 billion (US$269 million) as they were infected with African swine fever. 
All pigs were imported from Thailand to Vietnam by Senat Company based on Thanh Ninh Commune, Phu Binh District, Thai Nguyen Province through the Lao Bao International Border Gate on May 19.

After that, these pigs were sent to a farm in Tan Dinh Village, Cam Thanh Commune, Cam Lo District, Quang Tri Province for quarantine and testing. 

The results showed that the pigs were positive for the African swine fever virus.

Quang Tri destroys nearly 1,000 pigs infected with African swine fever  ảnh 1 Quang Tri destroys nearly 1,000 pigs infected with African swine fever 
Earlier, on May 21, the Department of Animal Health imposed a fine of VND100 million (US$4,331) for Senat Company and forced to destroy all pigs with African swine fever.
The destruction process was performed under the supervision of many functional units.

By Nguyen Hoang- Translated by Huyen Huong

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