ISSN 2284-7995, ISSN Online 2285-3952


Published in Scientific Papers. Series "Management, Economic Engineering in Agriculture and rural development", Vol. 20 ISSUE 1
Written by Silviu BECIU, Georgiana Armenița ARGHIROIU , Răzvan PANAIT

This paper aimed to analyse the evolution of the pork sector in Romania which continue to fall under the African Swine Fever dramatic effects on Romanian pig livestock. While the last decade was related with a continuous decline of pigs effective in Romania, in 2018 the livestock went down for the first time under 4 million heads. The paper tried to find how was Romania affected at the county and region level, taking into account a five-year trend, from which, the last two were directly influenced by this contagious viral disease. The research method is based on a quantitative approach, based on regional and national time data series for pig livestock. The results indicated that Romania has reached a maximum trend of decreasing of its pig livestock in 2019, but the veterinary safety measures conducted to a decrease in the incidence of AFS within the commercial pig enterprises, and the danger is focused now in the vicinity of households with the wild boar populations.

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