Posts tagged as mink farm

Covid-19 found in Latvian mink farm

Monday, April 12, 2021

Covid-19 infection has been detected at the Baltic Devon Mink farm in Iecava municipality. Enhanced monitoring of mink has been in place since the summer of last year when it was found that Covid-19 can be transferred between humans and mink. Baltic Devon Mink has approximately 60 thousand mink, but Covid-19 has been found in nine dead animals.

Second mink farm in Lithuania hit by Covid-19 outbreak

Thursday, December 31, 2020

A new Covid-19 outbreak has been confirmed on a mink farm in the northern Lithuanian district of Radviliškis, the State Food and Veterinary Service (VMVT) said on Wednesday. It is Lithuania’s second mink farm hit by the coronavirus. The first outbreak was detected on a farm in the central district of Jonava in late November. Six workers on the Radviliškis farm have tested positive for the coronavirus and it is…