08/09/2023: African Swine Fever

All pig keepers are reminded to review their biosecurity plans and remain vigilant for signs of African swine fever (ASF) or increased mortality.

African swine fever continues to spread in Europe with Sweden becoming the 24th country in Europe to declare disease. Watch this short video for key messaging to keep ASF out.

Wild boar or feral pigs are considered to be a non-native, invasive species in Scotland. Report sightings online at https://irecord.org.uk using ‘wild boar’ or by emailing info@sears.scotland.gov.uk