African swine fever detected at the Miratorga enterprise in the Belgorod region

The Rosselkhoznadzor administration for the Voronezh, Belgorod and Lipetsk regions revealed an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) in the Belgorod branch of the Miratorg agricultural holding of Viktor and Alexander Linnik, the ministry said. Korochansky district, owned by Miratorg-Belgorod LLC. The diagnosis was made on September 22, based on the results of examinations of 30 samples of pathological material, it was confirmed by the Federal Center for Animal Health, the Rosselkhoznadzor said. Within a radius of 5 km from the outbreak, a threatened zone was determined (within which the spread of the disease is possible), within a radius of 10 km – an observation zone. As emphasized in the Rosselkhoznadzor, measures are now being taken to eliminate the outbreak of ASF. The department asked to inform the veterinary service about cases of animal diseases in the region. Sergeiā€¦.

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