“Despite all preventive measures, on November 19, Tatarstan was also included in the number of regions affected by this infection.

A hotbed of highly pathogenic avian influenza was detected in the Tukayevsky district at the quail farm "KFH Frolov", - Interfax quotes the chief state veterinary inspector of the region Almaz Khisamutdinov.

As specified, all 42 thousand adult quails and 10 thousand chickens were destroyed on the farm.

Also destroyed 48 thousand eggs and 171 kg of meat.

“Today we must prevent the further spread of the infection.

Owners of private farms need to start slaughtering the birds they raised for their own needs, ”said Khisamutdinov.

Cases of avian influenza were recorded in six regions adjacent to Tatarstan, he noted.

Among them are the Saratov, Samara, Orenburg and Kirov regions, as well as Bashkortostan and Udmurtia.