African swine fever spreads to 30 Penang pig farms

THE Penang Veterinary Services Department today confirmed that 30 commercial pig farms in the state have been affected by African swine fever.

In a statement, the department said 19 of them were in the Seberang Perai Selatan district, Seberang Perai Tengah (two), Seberang Perai Utara (six) and Barat Daya (three), bringing the total number of pigs infected with the disease to 68,659.