A new outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) has occurred in the Krasnodar region — this time at an agricultural enterprise LLC "Kolos", which contains more than 6000 pigs, told RIA Novosti on Monday, representatives of the regional administration Rosselkhoznadzor.
This is the second outbreak of African swine fever in the Krasnodar Territory in the year. Since January 8, employees of the company "Industrial Plemzavod" recorded in each of the blocks of deaths due to swine ASF. After that, the breeding farm was quarantined, and all pigs — more than 30 thousand heads — destroyed. UK criminal investigation.
LLC "Kolos", where there was a case of pigs, the farm is located near the Kuban Krupskaya.
"On Monday, Kropotkin put vetlabaratoriya fallen farm animals diagnosis" African swine fever "- a spokesman said.
In total there are 6.324 thousand pigs, he said. In this case, a pig farm where the animals fell, is located 60 kilometers from the breeding farm "Industrial".
In the so-called first the threatened area were two settlements — Krupskaya farm and farm Bran, where smallholdings (LPH) contained 78 pigs.
The issue of the fate of the pigs on the farm as well as in PSF.
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.