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Rosselkhoznadzor called a possible cause of an ASF outbreak in Primorye

Rosselkhoznadzor called a possible cause of an ASF outbreak in Primorye
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The regional Rosselkhoznadzor announced the possible causes of the outbreak of African plague in the Primorsky Territory. Experts believe that the virus could come along with wild boars, which moved to the region from the territory of the PRC.

“An analysis of the epizootic situation in the Primorsky Territory showed that the probable cause of the introduction of ASF virus into the region is the cross-border movement of infected boars from the PRC. The reason for the infection of domestic pigs in the farms of the Border region was a gross violation of the rules for keeping pigs, ”the statement said on the official website of the department.

Heads of regions bordering the PRC have been sent information letters about the need to tighten control over the maintenance of pigs in private farms. It is also necessary to re-register the number of domestic pigs and monitor the epizootic situation in the wild boar population.

In early August, in Primorye was Emergency mode entered due to an outbreak of African plague among pigs. Then the virus has spread and to the Amur region.

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