Lumpy Skin Disease: Due to the increasing incidence of lumpy skin disease in animals in 18 districts of the state, prohibitory orders have also been implemented in Kolhapur district. Due to the outbreak of lumpy skin disease in animals in Hatkanangle taluka of the district, the district administration has imposed a prohibitory order for the protection of livestock. The injunction will remain in force until further orders.
According to the order, holding any animal market of cows and buffaloes, conducting animal races, holding animal fairs, organizing animal exhibitions and conducting any event involving gathering of cows is prohibited. It is prohibited to introduce or attempt to introduce the said infected cattle and buffaloes of the bovine species in fairs or other gatherings of animals or in any public place.
The samples of infected animals from Atigre village in Hatkanangle taluka of Kolhapur district have been tested positive. Lumpy skin disease is spread by external insects (mosquitoes, cockroaches) as well as secretions flowing from sores on the skin, nasal secretions, milk, saliva, semen of sick animals, so the livestock keepers should take care not to get infected by mosquitoes, cockroaches and cockroaches. is Meanwhile, even if the livestock is infected, the animals recover within two to three weeks, so care is needed.
What are the symptoms of Lumpy Dermatitis?
- Fever in animals in this disease
- Hard nodules 10 to 15 mm in diameter all over the body
- Ulceration in the mouth, nose and eyes
- Difficulty chewing food
- Weakness and loss of appetite
- weight loss
- Decreased milk production
- Impairment of vision due to ulceration of the eye
- Sometimes pneumonia or mastitis
- Swelling of the feet
- Abortion in pregnant animals
It is mandatory to report the above symptoms to the nearest veterinary institution immediately.
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