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Title of the project

Erysipelas – an emerging disease in animal friendly production systems for poultry and pigs

Description

Collection of data and samples to identify population characteristics and other factors that can influence the presence of Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae in wild boars and the risks for domestic pigs and poultry

Results

identify population characteristics and other factors that can influence the presence of Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae in wild boars and the risks for domestic pigs and poultry

Location

Country Denmark, Italy, Sweden
Level International

Starting date

2015

Habitat Types

Forest/Woodland

Protection status of the areas

No protection status, hunting areas

Species

Species Caracteristics Huntable species
Species Type Mammals (other than large carnivores)
Name(s) of main species Wild boar (Sus scrofa)

Conservation action(s)

Research and data collection (e.g. monitoring, bag data), wildlife disease surveillance

Partners

Leading partners no hunting association directly involved in the project, just hunters for the collection of samples and data
Other partners National Veterinary Institute (SVA) Aarhus UniversityIstituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale della Lombardia e dell'EmiliaRomagna (I.Z.S.L.E.R.)Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Estimation of the budget (total or annual)

total: 613.487

Publication(s)

just conference paper. npot yet on peer-reviewed journal

Weblinks

http://www.sva.se/en/research/researches/erysipelas-an-emerging-disease-in-animal-friendly-production-systems-for-poultry-and-pigs-erypop