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African swine fever quarantine introduced in one of the EAO districts

African swine fever quarantine introduced in one of the EAO districts
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In the October district of the Jewish Autonomous Region, quarantine was introduced after the discovery of African swine fever. An infected pig was found in a rural farmyard.

According to the press service of the regional government, the outbreak of a dangerous infection was identified in the village of Stolbovoe. After examining the body of a wild boar in one of the farmsteads, the disease was confirmed by specialists of the Primorsky Interregional Veterinary Laboratory.

The focus of infection was localized, the first and second threatened areas from the focus of infection were identified. The center was the village of Stolbovoe, and the villages of Amurzet, Ozernoye, Ekaterina-Nikolskoye, Soyuznoye, Puzino fell into the second zone. Now the movement of animals and livestock products is prohibited, when leaving Stolbovoy a quarantine post is in effect.

Recounting pigs in the Oktyabrsky district will last until July 15. The infection in Stolbovoye, according to the head of the veterinary department Galina Dziuba, was most likely brought during the cutting of the carcasses of the killed wild boar. The hunting grounds of the area are examined for the presence of dead animals.

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