Sponsor message

New 100% online training course from FishVet Group and Benchmark Knowledge Services on The Health and Welfare of Atlantic Salmon

OIE: Viral Haemorrhagic Septicaemia Outbreak Reported in Croatia

10 July 2013, at 1:00a.m.

CROATIA - An outbreak of Viral haemorrhagic septicaemia has been reported at a trout farm in Croatia.

The outbreak occured on a freshwater farm in Stupe 18, Kostanjevac, Krašic, Zagrebacka.

The outbreak affected 22 of the 23,000 trout susceptible and led to 22 deaths.

The source of the outbreak is inconclusive but there has been movements of live fish to the farm in the last two months.


The Health and Welfare of Atlantic Salmon course

It is vital that fish farm operatives who are responsible for farmed fish are trained in their health and welfare. This will help to ensure that fish are free from disease and suffering whilst at the same time promote good productivity and comply with legislation.

Find out more