1,500 pigs slaughtered in Mongolia due to ASF

Ulaanbaatar, January 21/Xinhua / - About 1,500 pigs were killed in Mongolia due to an outbreak of African swine fever.


This was reported today by the Central Veterinary Administration of Mongolia.

"To date, in Ulaanbaatar and in seven such Mongolian provinces as Orkhon, Darkhan-Uul, Selenge, Khuvsgul, Dundgov, Tuv and Bulgan, an outbreak of African swine fever has been recorded," the report noted.

In this regard, the State Commission on Emergency Situations of Mongolia instructed the relevant organizations to strengthen measures to eliminate African swine fever.

To date, Mongolia has temporarily banned the import of pork from a number of countries where ASF outbreaks have been recorded.