Over 79,000 pigs have been euthanized into the area because of the African plague. This was reported by the press center of the Regional Administration – Ruse.
Ruse District Governor Galin Grigorov together with his deputy Valentin Kolev and the Director of the Regional Directorate of Food Safety Dr. Georgi Dyakov held a meeting of the permanent interdepartmental regional epizootic committee on the complicated situation of the African swine fever disease the territory of the region.
During the meeting it was stated that the killing and disposal of the carcasses of the euthanized animals at the pig farms in Nikolovo and Brushlen ended on 1 and 4 August respectively. Currently, the procedure is underway in the pig farm in Golyamo Vranovo as well, until yesterday 6,000 pigs were killed there, bringing the total number of currently euthanized animals to 79 300 in the region.