All pigs and other animals in the first zone threatened the outbreak of African swine in the Ivanovo region removed and destroyed, the residents have paid more than 600 thousand of compensation from the regional budget, said on Thursday the government of the region.
Outbreak of African swine fever was registered on December 7 in the village Nikulskoe Ivanovo region. This year is the first outbreak of the virus in the region. Emergency mode was introduced in the rural community, where an ASF. Hearth localized outbreak, the authorities took the decision to destroy pigs in the first quarantine zone. Laboratory studies of selected material from pigs recovered for the virus in the reference center in Vladimir ASF were negative, that is, new outbreaks of the virus have been identified.
According to the Department of Agriculture and Food of the Ivanovo region, in the village and in the first Nikulskoe threatened area, which included a number of settlements of the Ivanovo region, experts from the farms seized, killed and disposed of six head of cattle, 30 pigs, 20 sheep and 31 poultry.
"Local communities caught in the first zone of the threatened due to an outbreak of African swine fever, from the reserve fund of the Government of the Ivanovo region compensated for financial losses in the event of withdrawal contained farm animals and animal products", — quotes the first deputy chairman of the regional government of Paul Konkova press office on the basis of the Commission on the Elimination of ASF in the region.
Skates noted that financial compensation for the seized animals were made on the average market price in an average of 80 to 120 rubles per kilogram of body weight. Only from the reserve fund of the regional government in compensation of loss suffered residents sent 602.6 thousand.
The main quarantine in the emergency area ended December 14: foci area disinfected, outbuildings burned, confiscated animals endangered in the first zone. Quarantine imposed from December 15, will be charged according to the law in a month. Moreover, as experts say Rosselkhoznadzor restrictive measures first threatened area will be valid for six months from the date of removal of the quarantine and breeding pigs in unsuccessful settlement allowed no earlier than one year after the removal of the quarantine.
The work on disinfection round the clock security and quarantine. Also, ban the use of food waste in the food catering establishments in the first and second threatened areas have specific veterinary control over the circulation of animal products and products of processing industries in the region.
As noted earlier, the second threatened zone, which hit the city of Ivanovo, Kohma, Teikovo, Shuya and Ivanovsky, Lezhnevskaya, Teykovsky and Shuya areas, pork is forbidden to trade in agricultural markets. The shops selling pork allowed under strict veterinary supervision.
African swine fever (disease Montgomery) was first recorded in 1903 in South Africa. Under natural conditions, are susceptible to domestic and wild pigs. Infection occurs through contact with sick animals healthy. The disease poses no threat to human health, but extremely dangerous for the animal, since no cure and vaccine. Stop the spread of the virus can only be tough quarantine measures, causing huge economic losses.