Animal burial sites may be source of incidents in Kokshetau
Almaty. August 23. KazTAG - Animal burial sites may be a source of anthrax outbreak in Kokshetau.
"Animal burial site may be a source of incidents. The condition of animal burial sites is dissatisfactory in Kokshetau," reports the project office "Akomal - adaldyk alany".
The representatives of the project office have checked the condition of the animal burial sites and analyzed use of budget funds allocated for their maintenance.
"There are two animal burial sites in Kokshetau, neither of them complies with the requirements. No funds are allocated from the local budget. In fact, in compliance with the law "On veterinary" construction and maintenance of animal burial sites is in competence of akimats. The territories of animal burial sites must be fenced. However, the members of the work group discovered that the covers of the burial pits were opened, there are no fences on the perimeter, the access of people and straying dogs to the objects is open," said the message.
It was reported on August 16 that the Ministry of Agriculture imposed quarantine on the territory of Olginka village, Akomola region following confirmation of anthrax among the animals belonging to the villagers.
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