Three new outbreaks of African swine fever registered in the Kuban

 Three new outbreaks of African swine fever (ASF) were recorded on factory farms of Krasnodar region, the report said Rosselkhoznadzor.

ASF virus was found in a study in Kropotkin edge veterinary laboratory samples of pathological material, selected from pigs that died on pig JSC "Cheburgolskoe" Krasnoarmeiskii, FSUE "Kuban" FPS Russia Abninskogo district and CJSC SAF "Russia" in the village of Dnieper Timashevsk district of Krasnodar edge.

The report does not specify the stocks in the ASF, the press-service agency to agency "Prime" was informed that data are being cleared.

"In areas of the state veterinary service of the disease being taken to contain and prevent further spread of infection," — said in a statement.

In late July — early August in the Kuban deteriorated epizootic situation associated with the occurrence of outbreaks of African swine fever virus. During this period, the region registered a number of veterinarians outbreaks of ASF on farms svinotovarnyh Ust-Labinsk, Red Army, Kalinin, and Seversky Korenovsky areas.

Major outbreaks have been recorded at the end of July this year. July 26 ASF outbreak was identified in agroobedinenii "Kuban" (a structure "Agroholding" Kuban ", part of" Basic Element "Oleg Deripaska) Ust-Labinsk area with livestock 23,000 pigs. In the foci contained 5.6 thousand animals which were subsequently destroyed. July 31 ASF was detected on pig farms Ltd. "Dankub" Krasnoarmeiskii (owned by the Danish fund AS Dan-Invest) with livestock 15.7 thousand animals. All livestock were reported in Rosselkhoznadzor, planned to destroy.

Earlier on Wednesday, "Mriya" Kuban "also reported that an outbreak of ASF was recorded in the second of its economy — svinotovarnoy farm livestock number 6 with 2.2 thousand pigs.

Krasnodar Territory Governor Alexander Tkachev, August 7 in the region declared a state of emergency (Emergency) for ASF. Prohibited any movement of pigs, pork meat and products thereof without special documents. Taken under special control slaughter, meat processing plant, large industrial complexes and all farms. Authorities of the region have established headquarters for emergency response, which was headed by the Minister of Agriculture Edward Kutygin Kuban.

In addition, on the eve of Wednesday Krasnodar authorities offered 69 pig farms with a low level of security to invest in its growth or stop work and redeveloped. The rest of the Kuban pig farms offer to buy out the population of pigs in a radius of 20 kilometers. Pigs will be purchased from farmers at market price. For these purposes, the authorities will allocate additional funds from the regional budget, the exact amount was not disclosed.

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 rigid quarantine.

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