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In Kazakhstan, wild animals were endangered

As reported in regional Prosecutor’s office, the population of wild animals in the area is decreasing at an alarming rate. While most animals die as a result of hunting. The exception are the animals located on the territory of specially protected natural territories and nature reserves. Outside these areas the animals became much less than, for example, 20-30 years ago.

So, according to prosecutors,over the years the marmot population has decreased by 30 thousand individuals, protein – 6.5 thousand, Salonga – on 2 thousand, quail – 9.7 thousand, partridge – three thousand individuals. And in recent years the destruction is more active. So, compared to last year decreased the number of the Siberian ROE deer on 2 thousands of hares – 7 thousand, foxes – on 2 thousand, ferrets – on 2 thousand, ermines – 1,600 individuals, kurupetos – 12 thousand individuals, grouse – 6600 individuals, doves – 20 thousand individuals.

According to prosecutors,outfitters allow numerous violations, including in the light of the animal world.In the area there is an acute shortage of Rangers. By law, there should be more than 700, in fact the Association is registered only 191 huntsman, 143 of which are freelancers, working for free. Continue reading

Prevention of quarantine diseases of animals

FMD is an acute viral disease of animals (mainly cattle, goats, sheep and pigs), which also hurts people . characterized by intoxication and vesicular-erosive (bubble-ulcerative) lesions of the mucous membranes of the oral and nasal cavities, and skin of the interdigital folds.

Dogs, cats, horses, chickens, ducks, geese do not get sick but can carry the virus.

The causative agent of FMD is stored in the blood and meat of infected animals, is transmitted from one animal to another by contact, through contaminated feed and manure. The pathogen persists for a long time on the health products and litter. An important source of spread of the virus is animal manure, which in such cases should be burned or subjected to biothermal disinfection.

Prevention of foot and mouth disease based on preventing the flow of FMD virus in Schmallenberg disease management and the constituent entities of the Russian Federation. The main reasons for the spread of FMD virus are: the virus introduction from dysfunctional disease entities, primarily in connection with illegal importation of animals, animal products Continue reading

How did dog breeds over the last 100 years

Dogs live side by side with humans for 10 thousand years. And may we can only guess, who were our very first Pets, so one and a half centuries ago, to look we. In a relatively short period of time some of the rocks under the influence of man has changed beyond recognition.

English bulldog

Bulldog became more dense and chunky: chest became wider, legs shorter and thicker, the muzzle more flattened. On the skin appeared folds. Unfortunately, most modern bulldogs health problems, and they live on average just 6 and a quarter years.

Basset hound

Basset hound became much lower: the rear legs are now shorter, while the ears much lengthened. Muzzle and legs, was shorter, and the skin had more wrinkles.

The boxer

Boxers now shorter and turned up snout, slightly changed body proportions. Continue reading

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