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African Swine Fever Virus: Overview and Prevention on the Small Farm

[Example] Small Farm Biosecurity Plan for the Prevention of African Swine Fever

I Suspect ASFV on my Farm: What Steps Should I Take?

ECHOcommunity Conversations: Find Practical Answers from a Global Network of Agriculturalists

 


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African Swine Fever Virus

Luke Dallman, Department of Agricultural Sciences, Colorado State University (and former ECHO staff member)

The deadly virus has decimated pig populations globally, reaching Asia in 2018. This article gives an overview of the origin, transmission, diagnosis, and prevention and coping strategies.  

[Example] Small Farm Biosecurity Plan

This is only one example of a biosecurity plan for small-scale pig operations in one region and may be used as a template. Engage in farm-wide discussions with your team.

I Suspect ASFV on my Farm

This article overviews steps to take if you suspect the presence of Africa swine fever virus on your small farm. At all times, make sure to follow recommendations of local animal heal officials.