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Hello my fellow farmers, in this video
We will be going to talk about the ASF
or a disease spreading in our pig farm.
What are the symptoms and how you can be avoided?
The African Swine Fever is a disease
that pig gets.
this is deadly and can infect easily.
This disease is no effect or cannot infect to people.

The pig may die
within 2 to 10 days depending on the type of virus.
despite thorough research over a long period of time
to find vaccine
There is still no official vaccine has yet been discovered
and proven that can eliminate the said virus.
The ASF virus can live within 15 days in feces
and 5 days in its urine.

15 weeks in the chilled meat
as well as in frozen meat.
That's how strong the virus is
The ASF virus was first published in 1921
in Kenya
a country in East Africa
said to have originated
in between ticks and warthogs
as its natural host.

it was recorded 1957
in Portugal, the first case of the virus.
says that this was originated
feeding of contaminated food into pigs
which was from the airplanes.
in 2007, the ASF virus
turned back again in EUROPE continent
and also entered
in China 2018
the first recorded case in the Philippines
last 2019
and in the present year

Feeding of contaminated products or food.
this practice is called Swill Feeding.
by also biting of infected ticks
lice or even flies.

in sick pigs or infected by other pig.

contaminated pig farm
contaminated fomites such as vehicles
materials like scissors, syringe, and others.
contaminated clothes, shoes
or boots used in your herds.
direct contact from infected wild pig
and contaminated pig meat products.

There is bleeding from the eyes
blood and mucoid from the nose.

Redness and wounding of skin
which becomes blue to purple of Cyanosis color.

clotting blood or bleeding of internal parts
or called hemorrhage
High fever 41 °C – 42 °C

Here are the common internal symptoms of ASF
There are spots that form blood
around the internal organs
common in the kidneys and bladder.
growth and color black Spleen

excess clotted blood in the stomach
small and large intestines.
swollen lymph nodes and may have blood clots.

Here are the things to do
and how you can avoid it.
The ASF can be carried by people to their skin,
clothes, wearing on the feet and on the hair.
The same goes for equipment and vehicles.
Clean hands and equipment
before and after exposure to pigs.
Strict human control.
Make sure anyone enters your herds
has not been in contact with pigs in the past 48 hours.
Vehicles and equipment must be kept clean
well and disinfect before entering your area.
Do not bring pork or pork products
especially to ASF affected countries.
Ensuring that wild boar,
other animals and materials
that may be contaminated
should not be exposed to your pigs.
Let's avoid swill feeding or giving leftover food to pigs.
Remember that ASF it can be transmitted
through contaminated food.
If there is leftover pork
discard them immediately.
Remember, not all illnesses
are caused by ASF
Let's be vigilant or be aware
of the signs of pigs with ASF disease.
Let's find out the local numbers
of our authorities and veterinarians to report it.
DA-BAI has released

the lists of affected areas in the country
Just click the link below
or visit the Facebook page

to get you updated.

Let us not be afraid to raise pigs
as long as we know what to do
Let us work together,
spread the right information
to fight ASF
and protect the country's hunting industry
because we are the 8th largest producer
of pork in the world.
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