When disease occurred, the pig population at the STF OOO “AgroSoyuzYugRusi” (“Leninskoye” branch) was 485 animals and in the settlement of Alexandrov it was 248 animals. Population of wild boars is absent in the territory of the Morozovsky Rayon.
The pathological material from animals in Volgogradskaya that were found dead on 29 January 2011 was sent for confirmation to the GNU “VNIIVViM”. Totally, there were 21 pigs in the backyard. Six animals were dead, when the owner informed the State Veterinary Services of the Volgogradskaya Oblast on 20 January 2011. As of 20 January 2011 pig population in the settlement of Staroanninskaya was 312 animals.