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Michael Ellermann, Aspire Agritech Consulting, spoke about the African Swine Fever (ASF) outbreak in China at the Carthage Spring Swine Symposium this week. Ellermann, based in China, shared key information about how ASF continues to spread in China, including:

The vaccine strain virus causes most current ASF cases. The vaccine strain causes the same number of problems as the wild strain, but is less deadly.

Pig prices are so high in China producers can make a profit by weaning just two pigs a litter.

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China's ASF outbreak shows how essential it is to quickly contain a foreign animal disease (FAD). AgView is a technology solution funded by your Pork Checkoff to help the industry manage an FAD, like ASF, faster and more effectively.

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