Swine erysipelas outbreak in RPBC, Yusipang.

Outbreak of swine erysipelas was reported in RPBC, Yusipang, Thimphu on 21 May 2019, affecting two boars and a gilt. Swine erysipelas is an infectious disease caused by the bacterium Erysipelas rhusiopathiae seen mainly in growing pigs and characterized clinically by fever, skin lesions (Diamond-shaped lesions) and arthritis. All preventive and control measures are being implemented by the farm’s technical officials.

  • Jun/06/2019 12:02 PM
Dr Palden Wangchuk