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Anthrax Outbreak Reported in Odessa

  • 16 Oct 09:26

Anthrax Outbreak Reported in Odessa Dr Andrii Zhuk, First Deputy Head of the State Service of Ukraine on Food Safety and Consumer Production, has reported an outbreak of Anthrax in Odessa. The outbreak initially started on 29 September and was confirmed on 3 October after abacteriological examination was carried out at theOdessa Regional State Laboratory of State Service of Ukraine on Food Safety and Consumer Protection, after which an immediate notification was sent to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) on 5 October. One head of cattle was found infected by the bacillus anthracis strain and was killed and disposed of. The OIE reports that several measures have been applied to prevent. Read more...

Russia and Iran to Invest in Livestock Vaccine Production

  • 9 Jul 15:03

Russia and Iran to Invest in Livestock Vaccine Production A livestock vaccine production unit will be built in Semnan Province in cooperation with Russia, director general of the province’s veterinary organization said. Mohammad Saeedi added that €10 million worth of investment are required to carry out the project, 25 per cent of which will be provided by the Russian side,Mehr News Agencyreported. According toFinancial Tribune, he said:"We plan to start constructing the vaccine production unit in the current [Iranian] year (March 2018-19) and it is estimated that the project will come on stream within three years." He also added that the production unit will create 100 direct and. Read more...

FMD Outbreak Reported in Russian Cattle Farm

  • 15 Feb 11:20

FMD Outbreak Reported in Russian Cattle Farm Dr Evgeny Nepoklonov, Vice-minister at the Ministry of Agriculture in Moscow has reported an outbreak of foot and mouth disease at a farm located in Zabaykalsky Krai, affecting cattle. The outbreak reportedly started on 1 February and later confirmed on 9 February after areverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test was carried out at theAll-Russian Research Institute for Animal Health (FGBI-ARRIAH), reference laboratory for the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE). The OIE received an immediate notification on Monday, 12 February, stating that the causal agent was found to be the FMD virus, serotype O. According to the report received, 85. Read more...

Over 1M Vaccines to be Acquired for Prophylactics of Cattle Diseases

  • 11 Jan 11:15

Over 1M Vaccines to be Acquired for Prophylactics of Cattle Diseases Over 1 million vaccines will be acquired for prophylactics of diseases among animals in Atyrau region, reports the regional communications service.KazTAGreports thatvaccination will commence in February. According to the veterinary department of agriculture administration, this year, 1.79 million vaccines will be acquired for prophylactic animals in the region. Cattle must be vaccinated for a number of diseases including nodular dermatitis, herpes, brucellosis, bird flu and other dangerous viruses. First doses will be sent to Kyzylkoginsk district for prophylactics of brucellosis. No facts of dangerous diseases among cattle have been. Read more...

New Online Tool to Better Safeguard Animal Genetic Resources Launched

  • 30 Nov 09:39

New Online Tool to Better Safeguard Animal Genetic Resources Launched A new FAO database launched today will help countries to better monitor, survey and effectively manage their animal genetic resources, allowing for early warning of the threat of extinction.TheDomestic Animal Diversity Information System(DAD-IS) is the most complete source of global information on animal genetic diversity to date. The biodiversity of around 40 animal species that have been domesticated for use in agriculture and food production is vital to food security and sustainable rural development. Many locally adapted breeds, some of which are threatened with extinction, have characteristics that make them resilient to climatic stress, diseases and parasites. Over. Read more...

New Biosafety Point for Cattle Opens in Eastern Georgia

  • 31 Oct 11:01

A new biosafety point has opened in Georgia’s eastern region of Kakheti to make sure livestock and cattle are safe from infectious diseases.With the opening of the biosafety point in Kvareli, the region now has three such points in total including Sighnaghi and Dedoplistskaro opened earlier this year. Farmers can use the various services of the biosafety points free of charge,Agendareports. Veterinarians from the National Food Agency will monitor the entire process that includes special disinfection facilities, baths, water reservoirs, quarantine zones and other services. Biosafety points aim at making sure sheep, cows and other cattle are inspected,. Read more...

Eastern Europe faces disease risk, warns FAO

  • 29 Sep 09:02

Eastern Europe faces disease risk, warns FAO Eastern Europe and the Balkans risk outbreaks of a deadly cattle disease if they fail to step up cow vaccinations, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). FAO has called for broader cattle vaccination to keep lumpy skin disease at bay in Eastern Europe and the Balkans, especially in areas where the risk is the highest. In a position paper published this week,FAOwarned that even countries that have not been affected by lumpy skin disease so far but are considered at risk need to carry out risk-based vaccination to avert the spread of the disease, which can have devastating consequences for farmers,. Read more...

Russia Reports Lumpy Skin Disease Outbreak

  • 14 Jun 12:09

Russia Reports Lumpy Skin Disease Outbreak Dr Evgeny Nepoklonov, Vice-minister at the Russian Ministry of Agriculture has reported an outbreak of lumpy skin disease at Dergachevsky in Saratov Oblast. The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) received on 13 June. According to the report, the outbreak was first observed on 5 June and confirmed 9 June. The OIE reports that the affected population comprises cattle, wherein 12 animals showed signs of susceptibility, out of which one case was reported. The affected animal has been killed and disposed of. On 9 June, apolymerase chain reaction (PCR) test was carried out at theAll-Russian Research Institute for Animal Health (FGBI-ARRIAH), confirming the presence. Read more...