Among agricultural producers, the respondents “RG”, opinions were divided: only a part stands for the tests. Others believe that it is advisable to explore only Pets contained in the apartments in the cities.

– Think for farmers this idea will be irrelevant, says the owner of a goat farm in the Krasnodar territory Maxim Myakotin. – Many animals will have to explore. In addition, the pandemic coronavirus typical for cities with such high population density. We have the same in the settlement of Akhtyrskaya where my farm is located, for example, a single person with such a diagnosis have not been identified.

with regard to goat’s or cow’s milk, in accordance with state Standards and legislation, it is pasteurized.

And viruses COVID-19, as is known, this die.

– the Basis for carrying out such tests might be, in the first place, close contact with an infected animal COVID-19 man – says the Deputy Director for animal health fgbi “Krasnodar MVL” Raisa Shkirya. Testing is recommended for animals showing signs of respiratory illness caused by a coronavirus. This discharge from the nose, difficulty in breathing, vomiting, or gastrointestinal disease.

Olga Petrova, doctor of veterinary Sciences, Professor, Department of infectious and noncontagious pathology of the Ural state agrarian University:

– Reliable data that COVID-19 infected animals, today is not. Moreover, there are no confirmed cases of transmission of coronavirus from animals to humans. If you believe those publications that appeared in non-scientific publications, COVID-19 was detected on the fur of cats in their oral cavity nose. But the animals themselves do not hurt. See, it is still the virus would remain on some surface, say, on your clothes, furniture or skin. The same can be said about the cats.

the coronaviruses, amazing animals, very diverse. Your have cats, dogs, farm animals. Cats can’t catch the dog, cow feline coronaviruses and Vice versa. There are two types of coronavirus that affects animals: coronavirus infection in dogs (CPV) – it is transmitted from one individual to another infectious peritonitis in cats (FIP), which is a complication after suffering a coronavirus infection. These strains are dangerous for animals. Their clinical manifestations, usually expressed in diarrhoeal syndrome (intestinal disorders).

But, fortunately, against coronavirus infection of farm animals and dogs for a long time already developed vaccines and serums. And if the time to be vaccinated and the cats to take preventive measures (mostly sanitary), you can avoid the risk of disease.

has Prepared Elena Mazing, Yekaterinburg