Outbreak of African Swine Fever in Azerbaijan
The ministry of agriculture in Azerbaijan has reported
on Monday an outbreak of ASF in the region of Qebele.
To-date 22 animals have been slaughtered but around 4,750 swine has been
declared as 'susceptible' to ASF by the authorities in their report to the World
Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).
The symptoms observed in the animals included temperature rises, anorexia,
digestive troubles and bloody faeces.
Fomites are suspected to be the source of the origin of the infection.
Control measures such as quarantine, control of arthropods, movement
restrictions and disinfection of premises have been applied.
â€¢ World Organisation for Animal
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