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Podcast: African swine fever – The fight to save Queensland’s bacon

Listen to the Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries’ (DAF) podcast about the battle to prevent African swine fever from reaching Queensland’s shores.

  • CSIRO’s Dr David Williams explains why this disease is so lethal—killing a quarter of the world’s pigs in its latest outbreak overseas.
  • Rob Martyn explains what is being done on his Darling Downs property to prepare for a potential outbreak.
  • Dr Allison Crook and Dr Jonathan Lee from Biosecurity Queensland explain how they are working with the industry on a preparedness and prevention plan, and what consumers can do to stop the disease getting into Queensland.

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