1.01.12.Virus African swine fever (ASF) is found in wild boar in Harabalinskom near Astrakhan region.
The causative agent was identified in the study of pathological material from eight boars shot in hunting estate "Harabalinskogo" on the island Buhovsky.
The island is located about 30 kilometers from the city Kharabali, shooting took place in the context of monitoring the situation on the ASF website informs December 30 regional management Rosselkhoznadzor.
Livestock pigs on the farm was 30 goals, they have symptoms of the disease were observed, RIA "Novosti".
"Caucasian Knot" has reported that recently, ASF virus has been detected in the Stavropol region. On a farm in the district of the Stavropol Territory Kochubeevskoe recorded case of pigs of 32 goals.
We also recall that in February of last year the government of Astrakhan in connection with the threat of the spread of ASF to prohibit the importation into the territory of pork from the North Caucasus and Southern Federal Districts.
In 2010, Liman, Kamyzyaksky and Volodarsky region Astrakhan region quarantine after the discovery of the regular outbreaks of the disease.
Source: Caucasian Knot