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ASF confirmed in the Dominican Republic: Resources for Minnesota swine producers

The USDA recently announced African Swine Fever (ASF) was confirmed in the Dominican Republic . The following is a message from the Mn Board of Animal Health What can swine producers can do to protect Minnesota's herds? Practice biosecurity: Ask all visitors about recent travel outside the country. Do not let anyone who has been in an ASF-affected country onto your farm for at least five days after they enter the United States. Separate new pigs before bringing them into your herd and monitor them for signs of disease. If pigs become sick, separate them and contact your veterinarian. Don’t visit other swine farms. If you must visit another farm, take a shower and wash your clothing before and after your visit. Vehicles and tools can carry disease. Don’t share equipment with other farms and clean tools after use. Limit visitors to your farm and reduce on-farm traffic as much as possible. Know the signs of ASF: The virus can cause a wide range of clinical signs in infected pigs, and
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