Russia Reports Three More Cases of CSF

RUSSIA - The Russian veterinary authorities have sent a report to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) about three new cases of classical swine fever (CSF).
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The Russian veterinary authority sent Follow up Report No. 14 to OIE on 19 March.

It covers three new cases of classical swine fever. The first, which started on 1 March, involved two animals on a game farm in Urvansky in the republic of Kabardino-Balkarskaya. Both animals died. The second case, two day later, involved 16 animals in a backyard herd of 248 animals in Prigorodny in North Ossetia. The sixteen animals were destroyed and 154 other animals were slaughtered. The third case started on 15 March in Apanasenkovsky in Stravropol Krai. Forty-five pigs on a collective farm died and the remainder were destroyed.

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