Tripura to control ASF spread through mass pig culling


After confirming ASF in the state, government officials in Tripura, northeast India will start on mass pig culling. Authorities tested samples from dead pigs in mid-April after several died at a government farm in the Sepahijala district. The culling program will happen across different parts of the district. Since end-March, at least 65 deaths have occurred in indigenous and European breeds. A task force has been set up with administrative officials and veterinarians to deal with the situation.

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