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Bulgaria reports African swine fever outbreak at another industrial farm

Author Mario Tanev
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SOFIA (Bulgaria), January 9 (SeeNews) - Bulgaria's Food Safety Agency said that it has confirmed another case of African swine fever at an industrial farm, located in the village of Brestak, in the Varna province.

All 39,656 animals at the farm will be culled, the agency said in a statement on Friday.

The agency also reported three new cases of African swine fever in backyard farms.

The food safety agency has set up three-kilometre prevention zones and a ten-kilometre surveillance zones around the farms.

Earlier this month, the Food Safety Agency confirmed a case of African swine fever at an industrial farm located in the village of Nikola Kozarevo, in the Shumen province, with 24,000 animals.

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