Estonia: African swine fever detected at HKScan’s pig farm in Põlvamaa

African swine fever (ASF) was detected at Estonian pig farming company Rakvere Farmid’s farm in Põlvamaa county, ERR reports. The farm in the village of Lutsu has more than 9,000 pigs, and all of them will now be slaughtered. Quarantine restrictions are in place around the farm. Markus Kirsberg, CEO of Finnish meat processing group HKScan’s Estonian arm, which owns Rakvere Farmid, said that the ASF virus reached the farm despite high safety standards. Rakvere Farmid will be eligible for compensation.