African swine fever in Zambia: potential financial and production consequences for the commercial sector.

@article{Samui1996AfricanSF,
  title={African swine fever in Zambia: potential financial and production consequences for the commercial sector.},
  author={Kenny L. Samui and Andrew Mubila Nambota and Aaron Simanyengwe Mweene and Manabu Onuma},
  journal={The Japanese journal of veterinary research},
  year={1996},
  volume={44 2},
  pages={119-24}
}
The first officially recorded outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) in Zambia was in Eastern province in 1965. The disease now covers almost the whole province and is endemic in the indigenous breeds. In 1989, an outbreak of ASF occurred on a commercial property in central Zambia for the first time and was eradicated by depopulation. In order to examine the justification of the drastic control measures and the continued ban on the export of pigs and their products, the impact of the outbreak on… CONTINUE READING

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