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More ASF Reported in Russia

12 March 2015

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

In Zapolyansky, Danilovsky, two wild boars were shot and sent for testing. They were later confirmed as testing positive for ASF.

The other outbreak was discovered in Kozlovka, Rudnyansky, on a village farm. Sixteen pigs were confirmed as having ASF and nine deaths have been reported.

The source of the outbreak is unknown.

 

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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