After the outbreak of the African swine fever (ASF) in a farm in Western Poland, close to 24 000 households need to be pigs killed.

The disease had been detected in a farm in Niedoradz in the Lubuskie Voivodeship, according to the main veterinary office on Monday in Warsaw. The town is located 78 miles East of Guben.

focus of the operation was the production of piglets, fattening pigs and it wasn’t there. According to the figures, it is the first documented outbreak of ASF in domestic pigs this year.

Since mid-November, Lubusz Voivodeship, close to the German goods in the Voivodeship-Polish border, many with the Virus-infected wild boar carcasses found. According to the main Nowasolski, in the locality Niedoradz is located at 146 wild pigs, ASP have not been proven, veterinary office since that time alone in the circle.