In January, in the Krasnodar region for African swine fever (ASF) has been destroyed more than 39,000 pigs.
Assessment Rosselkhoznadzor epizootic situation in the region remains unfavorable and tends to worsen, said on Friday, February 17, Interfax reported.
In January, the Kuban were revealed four foci, the so-called the threatened area included the entire region.
According to the report Rosselkhoznadzor, in the Krasnodar region formed operational mobile teams of specialists, and for ensuring the veterinary legislation in enterprises engaged in pig breeding and processing of pork products.
On the eve of a commission of experts and veterinary Rosselkhoznadzor Rostov and Stavropol Territory stated that the administration of Krasnodar region do not pay enough attention to the problem of African swine fever. In particular, according to the Commission, in 2010, the regional authorities decided to increase the number of pigs in private farms, despite the deterioration of the epizootic situation. In addition, experts have concluded that the management of the territory began to solve the problem with the ASF in law only in the second half of 2011, after a sharp deterioration of the epizootic situation.