Further Cases of FMD in South Eastern Russia19 February 2014
RUSSIA - Another herd of cattle, sheep, goats and pigs in a village in south-western Russia has been hit by Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) - the second in a week, writes Jackie Linden.
The veterinary authority sent Follow Up Report No. 2 dated 17 February to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).
The report describes an outbreak of FMD in a mixed village herd in Kulusutai in Zabajkal'skij Krai, which is in the south-west of the country, near to the border with China.
Starting on 12 February, the outbreak affected 2,009 cattle - of which, five died - 2,711 sheep and goats and 92 pigs.
This outbreak is in the same region as one reported on 7 February.
The usual control measures have been imposed and 3,127 cattle have been vaccinated against the disease.
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