Argentina has declared itself free from extremely pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI), and forwarded related data to the World Group for Animal Well being (WOAH) for official recognition.
HPAI was first detected within the nation in February 2023. Since then, Argentina has reported 18 outbreaks in business farms, along with these in yard flocks and wild birds. Now, nevertheless, greater than 28 days have handed for the reason that final affected business farm was depopulated and disinfected.
Along with self-declaring, Argentina has additionally been working with its export markets on recognition of its zoning plan, which might permit poultry exports to proceed from unaffected areas ought to the illness re-emerge.
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In 2022, 17% of Argentina’s 2.5 million metric tons of poultry meat was exported. Its principal abroad markets have been China and South Africa, with the previous taking 29% of all poultry meat exports through the 12 months.