ASF could wipe out a quarter of Chinese hog population

ASF could wipe out a quarter of Chinese hog population

Speakers at the International Poultry Council’s First Semester Conference spoke about the estimated impacts of the disease.

This is according to a number of speakers at the International Poultry Council’s First Semester Conference in New Orleans, which took place between April 13 and April 18, 2019. These speakers — including representatives of the agricultural banking industry, the global protein business and an independent economic observer — estimated the disease could lead to a loss of between 25 percent and 35 percent of China’s pork production.