Denmark will build a 68-kilometer fence on the border with Germany to protect itself against the ASF

Submitted by bashun on Thu, 08/16/2018 - 13:20

The Danish government finally approved the construction of a 68-kilometer fence along the border with Germany, Deutsche Welle reported accroding to pigua.info.

The fence is one and a half meters high and a half meter deep along the entire Danish-German border from the Watten sea (Wattensee), in order to prevent the spread of African swine fever. Disease can carry wild boars, infecting pigs on farms. The Ministry of Environmental Protection of the country gave the final approval of the project after public discussions.

The cost of construction is 11 million euros. Construction is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2019.

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