Potential Breakthrough: Certain feed ingredients can reduce the infectivity of ASF

Researchers have said they have tested chemical mitigants that can reduce how infections African Swine Fever is.

There might be a potential breakthrough in fighting African Swine Fever.

A recent study by the Swine Health Information Center shows certain feed ingredients can lessen the threat. Researchers say they tested three chemical mitigants that were effective at reducing how infectious the disease is. Two were medium-chain fatty acid blends and another was a formaldehyde product.

They say the feeds were especially effective when placed in cold storage.


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