Poland: First Polish Pig Farm Tested ASF-positive in 2023

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)   |   PL2023-0011

On April 14, 2023, the first outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) in pigs in Poland in 2023 was announced. It is the first outbreak since September 2022, detected on a small backyard farm in Dolnoslaskie (Lower Silesia) province. In the vicinity of the infected farm, numerous outbreaks in wild boars have been confirmed throughout the year. With ASF confirmation on a farm, the European Commission will need to designate a new ASF restricted area III around the outbreak.

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