Maize crops for dairy cows© Tim Scrivener
I read with interest an article in The Times last week that reported the Danish government’s plan to construct a 44-mile-long fence to protect its £4bn a year pig industry from the advance of African Swine Fever.   ASF is a particularly virulent and economically damaging disease of pigs, for which there is, as yet, no known vaccine and whose natural reservoir is an indigenous species of wildlife, the wild boar, whose numbers have exploded in recent years. Does any […]