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Seneca virus has appeared in China, farms should be alert to the potential impact on China's pig breeding industry

China Agriculture Report By CnAgri2018-06-27 14:44:03China Agriculture Report Print On June 20, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs reported that Seneca virus disease has spread to China and sporadically occurred in some areas.
Seneca virus disease is prevalent in countries such as Canada, Brazil, and the United States.
The main clinical symptoms of the disease are as follows.
(1) The symptoms of anorexia, drowsiness, and fever appear in the early stages of adult swine infection, and blisters occur in the skin and mucous membranes of the nose, oral epithelium, tongue, and hoof, followed by secondary ulceration and ulceration. The ulceration of the hoof can spread to the bottom of the hoof, causing the hoof shell to loosen or even fall off.
(2) The mortality of neonatal piglets (within 7 days of age) is significantly increased (up to 30% to 70%), which is occasionally accompanied by diarrhea.
At present, the General Office of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs has issued a notice on the prevention and control of Seneca virus disease, requiring all major farms and farmers to prevent and control and promptly report outbreaks.
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