Authors: Vittorio Guberti, Sergei Khomenko, Marius Masiulis & Suzanne Kerba
Published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) and the European Commission
FAO Animal Production and Health Manual No. 22
FAO ISBN: 978-92-5-131781-5
OIE ISBN: 978-92-95115-34-7
The manual is also available in Korean.
Wild boar are an epidemiological reservoir of African swine fever virus because they can contract, carry and spread the disease. This technical document contains a compendium of essential information about wild boar hunting management, wild boar carcass disposal and other biosecurity measures.
This is the official publication, in the series of FAO Animal Production and Health Manuals, of the former Handbook on African Swine Fever in wild boar and biosecurity during hunting. This publication was proposed by the European Commission as a follow-up to the recommendations of the Standing Group of Experts on African swine fever for Europe under the umbrella of the GF‑TADs for Europe.
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