Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Hawaii white spot outbreak on salt farm

An outbreak of white spot disease occurred at a salt farm in Hawaii, and was reported to World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) in October. The outbreak occurred in Kauai and effected a defined zone within the country. Control measures were put into place immediately and included Movement control in the country, Quarantine, Vaccination prohibited ,No treatment of affected animals. The company has separate brood stock compartments of the operation that are located over two km away. These brood stock facilities continue to have strict biosecurity practices and disease testing procedures that include white spot syndrome virus (WSSV) in place. Read more ...

This blog is written by Martin Little, The Aquaculturists, published and supported by the International Aquafeed Magazine from Perendale Publishers.
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