Miratorg has detected a virus on its site in the Belgorod region
Pork producer Miratorg has detected a virus on its site in the Belgorod region, the company said.
“APH “Miratorg”… informs about the detection of the virus of African swine fever (ASF) in the feedlot “Ivica-2″ in Korochansky district of the Belgorod region — the diagnosis is established a private laboratory, samples of biological material sent for analysis in the laboratory,” — said in the message.
“Miratorg” notes that within the framework of established regulations procedures established in the operational headquarters, and with a population of 22 thousand heads imposed quarantine to exclude the further spread of the disease. The holding company also maintains constant contact with the State veterinary service, Rosselkhoznadzor, and other official bodies. The company also launched an internal investigation to determine the causes of the infection site.
ASF is distributed exclusively among animals and is not dangerous to humans. In the case of confirmation of diagnosis, all pigs in the feedlot must be destroyed.The statement of the company “Miratorg”
The company also reports that it has already notified the insurance company about the event and began the process of determining any damages under the applicable insurance contract.