Russian swine fever cull raises to 7,000
in south Russia's Stavropol Region plan to cull 7,000 pigs to prevent the
spread of African swine fever.
Russian news agency Ria Novosti is reporting that in the village of Gorkaya Balka, where the fatal virus
was first reported, over 2,500 pigs have been already culled. A state of
emergency has been declared in the area, with two new outbreaks being reported
at private farms on Monday. The area has been quarantined, and the transport of
livestock, poultry and agricultural products has been banned.
economic cost of the outbreaks is estimated at around 100 million rubles ($3.7
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