In the Voronezh region, 34 thousand pigs will be destroyed due to an outbreak of ASF
More than 34 thousand animals will be destroyed due to the outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) in the Kalacheevsky district of the Voronezh region.
Animals will be seized from pig owners in private households within a radius of 5 km and destroyed by burning. This was told on October 15 by Alexei Sapronov, head of the Department of Agrarian Policy of the Voronezh region.
The enterprise where the pigs will be destroyed will receive payments from the insurance company. Relevant negotiations with insurers are now underway. Owners of pigs in personal farmsteads will be paid compensation at the rate of one hundred rubles per 1 kg of a pig live weight.
It bears reminding that the ASF outbreak was recorded in the village of Prigorodny, Kalacheevsky district at the beginning of the month. The farm had more than 34 thousand animals.