Two new outbreaks of swine fever identified in Kuban

Experts have found African swine fever virus in samples from dead animals on two AgroFarm Korenovsk and Kalinin district of Krasnodar region, according to the Southern Regional Emergency Center.

One of the outbreaks was recorded pig farm № 3 LLC APC "Kuban Suite" in the village Dyadkovsky Korenovsky area where on Thursday fell 14 pigs.

"In laboratory studies Kropotkin edge veterinary laboratory delivered patmateriala was identified genetic material of the virus of the disease African swine fever," — said in a statement.

Decision of the local authorities in a regime of emergency.

A second outbreak occurred on a farm "Kuban — Azov" Novonikolayevsky in the village, where there fell 18 pigs. Experts also confirmed there swine fever. On the territory of the Kalinin district regime introduced emergency.

Last week, ASF outbreaks were detected in agroobedinenii "Kuban" (a structure "Agroholding" Kuban ", part of" Basic Element "Oleg Deripaska) Ust-Labinsk area, which contains about 23 thousand animals, as well as in pig farms Ltd." Krasnodar feeding complex "in Krasnoarmeysk district of the region.

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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