SAPPO Weekly Update

Week 35 (2021)

Animal Health

Where can all the dead pigs go? – An overview of carcass disposal options

Minimising the number of pig carcasses generated during an outbreak of ASF is vitally important in order to limit spread of the virus and also minimise economic losses. While many policies for controlling ASF at both international and national level promote massive stamping out with market-related compensation, this can be criticised on several counts.

Read Prof Mary-Louise Penrith’s article.

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