Swine - Health Management and Biosecurity

African Swine Fever

No cases of African Swine Fever (ASF) have been reported in North America and it does not pose a threat to human health or food safety. ASF is a contagious pig disease that can spread through both direct and indirect contact with infected pigs. We encourage producers to continue to follow strict biosecurity protocols.


Information for Ontario pork producers on swine health management and biosecurity.

Health & Safety Board Requirements

Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea (PED)

Biosecurity

Herd Health

Swine influenza is a contagious respiratory disease of pigs. The disease is commonly seen in North and South America, Asia and Europe. Illness is cause by type A Influenza viruses, which also affect a range of other animals, as well as humans.


For more information:
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E-mail: ag.info.omafra@ontario.ca
Author: OMAFRA Staff
Creation Date: Not Available
Last Reviewed: 12 March 2018