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Two New ASF Outbreaks Reported in Russia

27 January 2015

RUSSIA - Two new outbreaks of African Swine Fever (ASF) have been reported in Russia.

Twelve cases were detected in wild boar in Veksitsy, Rostovsky, Yaroslavskaya and three cases in pigs from Veksitsy village, Rostovsky.

Although only three pigs tested positive, all 69 pigs susceptible were destroyed.

Lucy Towers

Lucy Towers
News Team - Editor

After graduating from The University of Sheffield, Lucy joined 5M in 2011 as part of the News Desk team. In 2012, she was promoted to editor of TheFishSite. With previous farming experience and a love for the great outdoors, Lucy has a passion for wildlife and the environment.

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