Denmark: 70 Km fence against ASP – German hunting newspaper


6. June 2018 71


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    Denmark fences itself: for fear Of introduction of African swine fever (ASF) is planning our neighbouring country, a wild pig-tight-security fence on the border to Germany.

    After the Danish Parliament on the application of the liberal-conservative government on the 28. May gave the green light to be implemented in the approximately 10-million-Euro construction projects as early as next autumn.

    The 70 kilometers long and 1.5-Meter-high border fence is intended to prevent sows from Germany move to Denmark. The project is controversial.

    (Photo: Pixabay)

    Critics doubt the usefulness of the fence. The sows could swim to the fence easily, other experts see a threat rather through contaminated food or, for example, is not adequately disinfected Cattle trucks.

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