11 September 2000
Two more cases of swine fever

By FWi staff

TWO more cases of classical swine fever has been reported in East Anglia, bringing the total to 10 since the outbreak began in August.

The Ministry of Agriculture announced over the weekend that the disease had been discovered at units in Suffolk and Norfolk.

One case may have been caused by a vehicle or pigs moved from an infected site before restrictions were put in place some weeks ago,

The other was in the zone where an outbreak at a nursery unit occurred the National Pig Associations Ian Campbell told the BBC Radio 4 Farming Today programme.