In the Kuban revealed new center swine fever

Epidemics

Abinsk, September 9. / ITAR-TASS KUBAN /. Rosselkhoznadzor reports of an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) in one of the private farms Abinsk Krasnodar region.

"In Kropotkin edge veterinary laboratory in the study of pathological material samples from pigs that died in one of the private farms in the village Abinsk Leninsky district of Krasnodar region, highlighted the genetic material of the virus of African swine fever," — said in a release.

Since the beginning of 2011 in the province Krasnodarkom swine fever virus has been detected in Kurganinsk, Labinsk, Gulkevicheskom and Tbilisi districts. Because of the disease since the beginning of the year vets destroyed about 6000 pigs. The new focus of infection, according to Rosselkhoznadzor, located on the border with the Crimean region.

The number of pigs on the farm of 147 animals. Since the emergence of the disease in the household head ache 34, four of them died. At present, the site of infection by state veterinary service edge and specialists of Rosselkhoznadzor for Krasnodar region and Adygea is implementing a set of measures aimed at the localization of the source of infection and to prevent further spread of the disease.

Source: ITAR-TASS

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