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Swift Rests Two Farms due to Disease

by 5m Editor
3 August 2011, at 7:11am

PHILIPPINES - Swift Foods Inc. is temporarily closing its farms in Tanay and Salikneta because it has discovered Newcastle disease.

In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange, Swift said that "by resting these two farms, the Board is confident that the airborne virus will eventually be eradicated," reports Manila Bulletin.

The firm added that its other farms will continue to be operational.

Further Reading

- Find out more information on Newcastle disease by clicking here.