Pig farmer who is chased by measures against pig cholera Saitama Oct. 2 16:56
In Saitama Prefecture, the first infection of swine cholera was confirmed last month in the Kanto region, swine farmers are working on measures such as expanding the scope of disinfection.
Among these, in Saitama Prefecture, pig farms in Fukaya City, where pig farming is popular, are thorough sterilization of vehicles entering and exiting and expanding the range of slaked lime for disinfection throughout the site to strengthen measures.
In addition, in order to prevent the invasion of birds that may carry viruses, the nets are stretched around the pig house without any gaps, and in the future, fences will be installed to prevent the invasion of wild boars.
In this pig farm, approximately 20,000 pigs are raised in 7 locations in Saitama Prefecture as well as in Tochigi Prefecture and Ibaraki Prefecture. We want you to go in the whole Kanto district so that influence is not exerted.
Mr. Yohei Nagashima, managing director of Nagashima Yogyo, said, “I'm worried every day that I can't sleep at night because the pork cholera finally came near. Talking.
To Saitama Prefecture revised budget proposal submission
Saitama Prefecture, which has been confirmed to be infected with swine cholera, will submit a supplementary budget plan of more than 1.06 billion yen to the prefectural assembly on the 3rd as a cost for measures to prevent the spread of infection and the support of pig farmers.
In order to prepare for new cases of swine cholera infection, 800 million yen will be disposed of for pig disposal, and 92 million yen will be recorded for expenses such as compensation for reduced sales and feeding expenses for pig farmers whose shipments are restricted. doing.
In addition, in order to prevent the spread of infection, over 75 million yen has been recorded as a subsidy for the installation of machines to disinfect cars entering and exiting pig farms and the installation of fences to prevent the invasion of wild boars. The revised budget plan will be submitted to the prefectural assembly on the 3rd.