New outbreaks of African swine plague registered in Tver, Rostov regions, Krasnodar Territory

Rosselkhoznadzor has reported new outbreaks in the Tver and Rostov regions and the Krasnodar Territory.

In the Tver region, which is a region at risk for African swine plague, the disease continues to spread among wild boars and home pigs. An outbreak of African swine plague has also been registered in the village of Gorodnya, Kalinin district, where all pigs will now be destroyed. "This indicates that the measures taken by the region's veterinary services and administration are inefficient," Rosselkhoznadzor said in its report.

Outbreaks of the disease have also been registered in the Tver region and in a private farm in the village of Ilyinsky, Seversk district of the Krasnodar Territory. There are three pigs in the farm and the distance between the farm and the nearest site where African swine plague has been registered is some 50 km.

The disease has been registered in the Rostov region, at a farm where 960 pigs are kept. The previous outbreak of African swine plague was registered in OAO Bataiskoye, Azov district, in early November 2011.

On August 17, Rosselkhoznadzor reported an outbreak of African swine plague in the Yaroslavl region.

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