Based on the investigation results it became clear that the dead piglets had been removed from the private backyard located in the Settlement of Sokolovskoye. The population of pigs in the backyard consisted of 33 animals, 27 animals of which died and 6 pigs with ASF clinical signs were bloodlessly slaughtered and disposed by burning. In the pathological material collected from the dead animals the genetic material of ASF virus was detected.
The measures according to the Instruction on Measures for ASF Prevention and Eradication are taken, the quarantine is imposed and epidemic investigation is carried out in the outbreak. The Settlement of Sokolovskoye is located 14 km from the Town of Gulkevichi. The population of pigs in Risk Zone 1 is 2, 665 animals.