In Ukraine epidemic of African swine fever killed 130 thousand pigs

В Украине от эпидемии АЧС погибли 130 тысяч свиней

In Ukraine, the ongoing epidemic of ASF

Losses are estimated at more than 125 million hryvnia.

Total losses of livestock in 2012, when African swine fever (ASF) was first registered in Ukraine, reached 130 thousand pigs. Such data was sounded by the Association of pig producers of Ukraine.

Only from the beginning of 2017, the loss of population was 10 thousand pigs. Also in January-June the country recorded 92 cases of ASF in the different regions. This figure exceeded the record 2016 – 91 flash.

According to Gospodarevskaya, as of the end of July this year, the compensation value taken in the case of ASF pigs exceeded 16 million.

In addition, quarantine measures since 2012, spent more than 14 million hryvnia.

The loss of specialised pig farms is estimated at more than 125 million hryvnia.

As reported Корреспондент.netin 2016 Ukraine as a result of ASF outbreaks suffered a loss of $4.81 million of this amount, $1.51 billion were losses of the pig industry, and another $3.3 million – the state budget.

We will remind, in 2016 in Russia destroyed more than 230 thousand pigs because of ASF.

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