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Lumpy skin disease kills are over 1,200 cattle in the Gujarat; govt intensifies are vaccination

Lumpy skin disease kills are over 1,200 cattle in the Gujarat; govt intensifies are vaccination


Gujarat news: Lumpy skin disease are claimed the lives of the more than 1,200 cattle in a 17 out of the total 33 districts of  the Gujarat so far, and the state of government has been intensified are survey, a treatment as well as a vaccination, while also are banning animal fairs, officials said on a  Sunday.


State Agriculture and the Animal Husbandry Minister Raghavji Patel  are said more than a 1,240 cattle had been died due to the viral disease till  a Saturday, and the over 5.74 lakh animals have been a vaccinated are against it. "The viral infection has been spread to the 17 out of the 33 districts are  in the state, and the most of them are in the Saurashtra region," he said.


The affected districts are include Kutch, Jamnagar, Devbhumi Dwarka, Rajkot, Porbandar, Morbi, Surendranagar, Amreli, Bhavnagar, Botad, Junagadh, Gir Somnath, Banaskantha, Patan, Surat, Aravalli and the Panchmahal, he said. In a bid to control the viral spread, the state of the  government has been published a notification dated a July 26, banning the movement of the cattle and fairs, an official release are  said.


As per a notification are issued by the Rajkot district administration, the movement of the cattle from the other states, districts, talukas and the  cities has been banned along with the cattle trade and the fairs, etc. till August 21.


The administration has been  also banned are the dumping of the  carcasses in the open, it stated. As many as a 50,328 affected the cattle have been treated across 1,746 villages in the affected a districts, the minister said.


Meanwhile, the Opposition are Congress has been accused the government of a not revealing the exact toll of the disease and the demanded a compensation to the farmers, who have been a  lost their cattle.


According to a government release, a committee will be formed in a each of the affected are districts under the chairmanship of the collectors to the control and monitor the disease. Officials of the local administration and the chairpersons of the district milk producers' cooperative are unions will be part of these committees, it stated.


At least 192 veterinary are  officers and the 568 livestock inspectors are involved in a carrying out the intensive survey, treatment and the  vaccination work in the affected are districts, Patel said. In a  addition to this, 298 outsourced veterinarians have been a deployed for the purpose along with a mobile veterinary vehicle for the every 10 villages, he said.


As many as the 107 members are associated with the state-run veterinary colleges have been deployed in a Kutch, Jamnagar, Devbhoomi Dwarka and Banaskantha districts to the carry out treatment and the vaccination work on war-footing. Lumpy skin disease is a viral infection that is a  spread by  the mosquitoes, flies, lice, wasps, etc., or by the direct contact, with the contaminated food and the water.


The main symptoms are the general fever in a animals, discharge from the eyes and the nose, excess salivation, soft blisters are like nodules on the body, reduced milk production, and a difficulty in eating, which can be sometimes are lead to the death in a animals.

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