In novooleksandrivka village of Kalanchak district, Kherson region for the first time in Ukraine over the last eight years was recorded the death of poultry from bird flu. This was reported on the website of the State service of Ukraine on food safety and consumer protection.
The diagnosis of avian influenza was established 30 November as a result of a study of five selected private farms of citizens of the samples of biological material in the State research Institute for laboratory diagnostics and veterinary-sanitary expertise in Kiev.
On the same day with the purpose of coordination of actions on localization and liquidation of outbreaks met the State extraordinary antiepizootic Commission at Kalanchatsky district administration. It approved the plan for the elimination of the disease and defined the boundaries of the epizootic hearth, of the zone of protection and supervision.
«According to preliminary information, s. Novoaleksandrovka in the households of citizens contains about 4.5 million heads of poultry of different types», — stated in the message.
The state foods and consumer service reminded that last time, four cases of avian flu were registered in Ukraine in 2008, in Autonomous Republic of Crimea.
Earlier it was reported that the state foods and consumer service imposed restrictions on import to Ukraine of poultry, products and raw materials from it in Austria and some regions of Germany, because, according to the official information of the world organization for animal health (OIE) on the territory of the Federal Republic of Germany recorded a prevalence of highly pathogenic flu of a bird.
Avian influenza — acute viral infection of birds, characterized by General depression, swelling, lesions of the respiratory organs and the gastrointestinal tract. Susceptible to disease both home and wild bird, and the main carriers and source of infection are the migratory birds.
In the case of this disease restricts the export of priceproduct from the country, together with the measures for the elimination of disease causes significant economic damage both to government and to producers.
In Ukraine, recorded the first eight years of the case of bird flu 01.12.2016