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Quarantine was introduced in one of the districts of the Khabarovsk Territory due to ASF

Quarantine was introduced in one of the districts of the Khabarovsk Territory due to ASF
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In Bikinsky district of the Khabarovsk Territory, quarantine was introduced due to the discovery of African swine fever (ASF). They tightened control over the slaughter and sale of meat products, banned all types of hunting.

Visiting the grounds of the Bikinsky society of hunters and fishermen, where they found the bodies of wild boars with an identified strain of morbidity, is forbidden, as well as the slaughter of all types of animals, as well as the shipment of livestock products.

According to the press service of the regional government, territories located within a radius of five to 20 km from the identified epizootic focus were in quarantine zones. They hit the village of Orenburg, where about 30 pigs are kept in private courtyards. The pork of these farms was banned for sale.

ASF strain experts found wild boars in the Bikinsky area near Primorye and the border with China. The virus was found in a wild boar, which was shot by hunters near the village of Pokrovka. 

Earlier, experts from the Rosselkhoznadzor department for the Khabarovsk Territory and the EAO predicted that the virus would come to the region with the onset of cold weather. Prior to this, ASF was found in the Amur Region, the Jewish Autonomous Region, Primorye and Transbaikalia.

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