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The outbreak of ASF on the pig farm "Cherkizovo"

The outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) on the pig farm group "Cherkizovo", one of the largest Russian producers of meat and meat products will have no impact on the production of the company, said in a press release, "Cherkizovo".

"The ground on which there were about 6% of the total population of sows, moved to quarantine. It will have no impact on the total volume of production in the year 2016. The rest of the pig production facilities segment continues to operate as normal "- the agricultural holding.

"Cherkizovo" indicates that the ASF virus has been detected "in a small number of animals" on site "Novochemodanovskoe" (Lev Tolstoy district of Lipetsk region), which is part of a segment of pig group. The company's operational headquarters was established, which is monitoring the situation, keeping in constant touch with the State Veterinary Service, Rosselkhoznadzor and other agencies.

"Held an internal investigation, the purpose of which is to establish a way to penetrate the local infection of the external environment: in the Lipetsk region in the current year, repeatedly documented outbreak of ASF, the number of which has increased significantly," - emphasizes the group.

African swine fever (African fever, East African plague, the Montgomery disease) - a contagious viral disease of pigs, is one particularly dangerous. ASF is not danger to humans. ASF virus is not treatable and Vaccine to stop the spread of the disease can only be strict quarantine measures.

In Russia, the virus spreads to 2007 years. According to the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation Alexander Tkachev, in recent years, ASF has been registered in the regions of Russia 42. This year, ASF outbreaks were reported in Saratov, Ryazan, Penza, Volgograd, Nizhny Novgorod, Lipetsk, Kursk, Vladimir, Smolensk and Bryansk regions, Crimea and Chuvashia.

See also ... 29 / 12 / 2014 RSHN found ASF on the farm of Cherkizovo Group 04 / 02 / 2016 Belarus restricted pork import from Crimea16 / 12 / 2014 ASF in Lithuania continues to spread 11 / 07 In the Tula region a new outbreak of ASF2014 / 20 / 05 08 thousand pigs will be destroyed in the Tula region due to an epidemic of ASF2014 / 04 / 02 An outbreak of ASF in the Oryol region 2014 / 57 / 29 XCHNUMX 12 Crimea declared a quarantine zone due to ASF2014 / 03 / 07 New outbreak of ASC in Belgorod blasts 2014 / 10 / 02 A new ASF outbreak in the Volgograd region2016 / 05 / 06 African swine fever was found in the Moscow region2014 / 18 / 12 A new ASF outbreak was detected in the Rostov region2013 / 15 / 07 ASF revealed in the Kaluga region

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