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A total of 20 ASF cases occurred in China., killing about 90,000 live pigs

China Agriculture Report By CnAgri2018-09-27 15:57:30China Agriculture Report Print As of September 25th, 2018, China has reported 20 outbreaks of African swine fever in seven provinces including Liaoning, Henan, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Anhui, Heilongjiang, and Inner Mongolia, and neighboring provinces of infected areas has expanded to 11 provinces which are Hebei, Shanxi, Jilin, Shanghai, Fujian, Jiangxi, Shandong, Hubei, Shaanxi, Ningxia, and Gansu. In order to prevent the spread of the disease, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs issued the document that asks above 18 provinces to temporarily stop trans-provincial move of hogs and close all hog trading markets within the provinces.
Since there is currently no effective treatment plan, relevant departments can only block, cull and disinfect affected pig populations. From the perspective of direct losses, for these twenty cases in domestic, The industry estimated that more than 90 thousand pigs have been culled directly. Calculating on the current pig price of 14.26yuan/kg and the slaughter weight of 109.43 kg/head, the value of one hog is 1560 yuan, and the losses for culling pigs are up to 140 million yuan.

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