In a village near Sumy recorded outbreak of ASF

В селе под Сумами зафиксирована вспышка АЧС

In the village of Lower sandy Sumy region recorded outbreak of African swine fever (ASF). About it reports a press-service of the State service of Ukraine on food safety and consumer protection (state foods and consumer service).

“According to operational information of the Main Department of Gospodarevskaya in Sumy region, August 21, 2016 JV “sandy” (sandy S., Kovacovsky district city of Sumy) were registered with the disease and the death of 6 pigs. In the study of samples of biological material in the State research Institute for laboratory diagnostics and veterinary-sanitary examination on August 22, 2016 diagnosis for African swine fever”, – stated in the message.

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It is noted that for the purpose of coordination of actions on localization and liquidation of outbreaks of ASF held a meeting of the state extraordinary antiepizootic Commission at the Sumy city Council, which approved the plan to eliminate ASF, defines the borders of epidemic hearth, zones of protection and supervision.

According to preliminary information Gospodarevskaya, JV “sandy” contains 6 thousand 460 pigs. In addition, 67 pigs contains 59 households in the village of Lower sandy.

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Currently, the site of the outbreak measures are being taken to isolate and prevent the spread of the causative agent of ASF.

Earlier, the outbreak of ASF was recorded in three villages in the Rovno region