In Russia banned the import of sheep and camels from Switzerland
The Rosselkhoznadzor has banned the import of live birds and animals, and animal products from Switzerland due to outbreaks of dangerous diseases. The ban came into force on 22 December, noted in the materials Department.
Due to the outbreak of Newcastle disease is prohibited to import live poultry, eggs, poultry meat and all poultry products not heat processed. The prohibition applies also to imports of feed and supplements for birds.
Because other disease — bluetongue — it is prohibited to import cattle and small cattle, wild, zoo and circus animals, camels, sheep, embryos, large and small cattle.
Newcastle disease is a viral disease characterized by lesions of the respiratory, gastrointestinal and Central nervous system, causing massive death of birds.
Bluetongue or “blue tongue”, is an infectious disease manifested by fever, lesions of the digestive tract, tongue, changes of skeletal muscle in cattle and ruminants.