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An outbreak of anthrax in pigs: a practitioner's account
  1. AB Edginton
  1. Gatehouse Veterinary Hospital, Rossett, Wrexham.


An outbreak of anthrax occurred in a 500 sow unit at Singret Farm, Llay, during the summer of 1989. This paper describes the sequence of events leading up to the depopulation of the farm, as seen and recorded by a veterinary surgeon in the practice involved. Some of the problems encountered and their significance for the future are discussed.

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