22.01.11.Na farm Alexandrov Morozov district of Rostov region posln identify another outbreak of African swine fever started the destruction of all pigs. A regime of emergency.
"The farm Alexandrov case occurred 55 pigs — reported in EMERCOM in the Rostov region. — The analysis revealed they patmaterialov African swine fever virus. "On the pig farm owned by a large" Yug Rusi ", containing 230 pigs, has now been destroyed for 80 pigs, measures for their disposal prodolzhayutsya.Rayonnaya Commission emergency declared in area of the state of emergency, "Interfax-South".
Earlier, the "Caucasian Knot" has reported that in mid-January in Tatsinskiy district of Rostov region in Krukovka hunting was also recorded 53 deaths heads of wild pigs. At the conclusion of the Regional Veterinary Laboratory, was the cause of death of animals African swine fever (ASF). Currently, the region has witnessed a quarantine. Specialists intend to completely destroy the herd of wild pigs and Tatsinskiy Sholokhovskoe districts. Prevention of African swine fever in the region, it was decided to carry out with the help of mobile veterinary items.
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 tough quarantine measures, causing great economic damage.