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on August 9, 2009

CSF discovered in Lithuania

Classical swine fever outbreak resulted in culling and rendering.

An outbreak of classical swine fever has been reported on a pig farm in Lithuania. It involves a breeding unit with 445 pigs.

All pigs from the infected farm have been culled and rendered and all small holdings within the 3-km protection zone (27 keepers who keep 41 pigs) and within the 10-km surveillance area (46 keepers with 71 pigs) were inspected, with no further clinical signs observed, as yet.

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