More than 1,000 animals have died from infectious tumor skin disease.
A survey and analysis of tumor skin diseases has been initiated. (Photo: India Today)
More than 1000 animals died of skin disease in Gujarat. The virus has spread in 15 districts of the state.
Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel called the high-level meeting amid rising infections among animals in the state. Discussed how to save animals from the deadly virus. So far, more than three lakh cattle have been vaccinated against the disease.
Along with this, survey and vaccination work has been carried out by 192 Veterinary Officers and 438 cattle exports and survey and analysis of Cutaneous Skin Diseases has been started. A 24-hour toll-free number has also been launched by the Gujarat government, where livestock owners can call 1962 for information.
If the disease is detected in any village, all animals within a radius of 5 km are vaccinated on a large scale. In animals such as cows and buffaloes sub-lumpy skin disease is transmitted by a virus. A shelter is also started for cattle infected with tumor virus.
In Gujarat, this skin disease has been detected in 1,126 cows and buffaloes in Tsis, Jamnagar, Kutch, Rajkot, Surendranagar, Morbi, Devabhumi Dwarka, Porbandar, Bhavnagar, Amreli, Junagadh, Potat, Gir Somnath, Banaskantha, Patanskanda, Patanskanda. Districts. The effect was observed in 41,242 animals.
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