Czech Republic: electric fence against swine fever – German hunting newspaper

7. August 2017 40

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In the Czech Republic, the African swine fever (ASF) is on the rise. According to media reports, the disease was found in 77 cadavers.

At the end of June, the lethal Virus was first detected in 2 samples from sows close to the industrial city of Zlín. In order to prevent further spread, is now an electric fence around the approximately 40 square kilometres of contagion area built. To prevent the infected pigs from leaving the infected area. Is flanked the fences, with control means, and a harvest – and the ban on hunting in the core zone.


A classic electric fence to prevent further ASP-propagation (icon image: Pixabay)