- On the protection of animal health well-being of
Yesterday in the House of Journalists held a press conference of the head of the Veterinary — Chief State Veterinary Inspector of the Kursk region Alexander Yepifanova on the results of work in the past year, plans for the current period.
During 2012, the veterinary service conducted a set of measures that will prevent the emergence of dangerous infectious diseases of animals and to prevent mass non-contagious diseases. The result is a significantly reduced mortality farm animals safety RNC is about 91%, pigs — 82%.
To ensure the well-being of epizootic service carried more than 1.2 million diagnostic studies. Laboratory set 131 cases of infectious diseases of animals and birds.
Of the identified 55 cases of rabies 72% are homeless and wild animals. However Gorshechensky, Manturovsky, Cheremisinovsky, Schigrovsky and Timsky areas reported rabies in cattle. In order to prevent this dangerous disease to humans, all pets should be put on the account and be sure to get vaccinated. Shooting of wild and neglected animals falls on the shoulders of hunters housing and municipal services.
Still remains relevant prevention of African swine fever, although filmed in the region quarantined ASF. To prevent the re-entry to the Kursk region of the virus before veterinarians face challenges in monitoring the work of pig farms in closed-type, to prevent violations of the rules of bio-waste recycling and homestead slaughter of animals is also required to strengthen the control over the implementation of livestock products.