Ban on import of pigs after uncommon deaths in Assam, Arunachal

by Jeremy Spirogis
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According to a notification, the Meghalaya authorities on Monday banned the import of pigs from some districts of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh following the dying of animals.

In view of the bizarre dying of pigs in Dhemaji, North Lakhimpur, Biswanath, Dibrugarh, Sivasagar and Jorhat districts of Assam and a few districts of Arunachal Pradesh, the transport of pigs to different states in Meghalaya has been stopped till additional orders. Notification issued by SP Ahmed, Principal Secretary of Veterinary Medicine.

All authorities pig farms, personal farms and pig farmers should take enough measures to make sure strict sanitation and biosecurity equivalent to disinfection of farms and tools, and prohibit the entry of any outsider, it mentioned. <! –


Also the signs of excessive fever in pigs and any uncommon morals needs to be delivered to the eye of the district authorities.

Deputy Chief Minister Priston Tsinsong mentioned that the pigs of each states are affected by some sort of flu. He mentioned that this may develop into clear as soon as the check outcomes are made public.

Not interesting to individuals to panic, Tinsong mentioned pork needs to be consumed from inside the state and cooked correctly for not less than 30 minutes.

"All districts have been alerted and steps will be taken by the Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Department to monitor both government and private pigs farms so that pigs can develop any disease," he mentioned.

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