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Uninfected Pigs Culled in Miyazaki

07 June 2010

JAPAN - A cull of about 600 pigs at a farm in Hyuga, Miyazaki Prefecture, began Saturday.

The pig cull was begun under a special law permitting the slaughter of healthy animals to prevent the foot-and-mouth epidemic that has ravaged the southwestern prefecture from spreading further, officials said.

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Source: JapanToday


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