Maharashtra is also in the grip of lumpy skin disease, 42 cattle died… what is the government doing?

Now Maharashtra has also come in the grip of lumpy skin disease, which has become dangerous for cows. So far 2386 cases have been reported here. So far 42 cattle have died here. Maharashtra Animal and Milk Business Minister Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil says that he will visit the Lumpi affected areas. Apart from this, the state government will do more than one crore vaccinations to prevent the infection of lumpi virus. For the time being, the truth is that the risk of lumpi on cattle is increasing.

Via Rajasthan, Gujarat lumpy skin diseaseNow it is spreading rapidly in Maharashtra also. Farmers in the state are already troubled by the havoc of nature. In such a situation, now the increasing cases of Lumpy virus on cattle has increased the concern of the farmers. Not only in the state, cases of infection in animals due to lumpy skin disease are increasing in the whole country. About 60 thousand cattle have died due to this disease in the country.

will visit the affected areas

Most of the infected cattle have been found in Rajasthan. However, now the vaccination campaign of the affected animals has started there. On the other hand, if we talk about Maharashtra, 42 animals have died due to lumpy skin disease in the state so far and the government is preparing for vaccination. Radhakrishna Vikhe-Patil said that he will visit the Lumpi affected areas of Maharashtra. Animal husbandry is practiced on a large scale in Maharashtra.

animals will be vaccinated

Patil said that due to the vigilance of the government in the state, the situation like that of other states has not arisen. So far only 42 cattle have died. The situation is under control. The government is taking all concrete steps to stop the spread of lumpi. Vikhe Patil said that the state government will do more than 1 crore vaccinations to prevent lumpi.

Threat in 20 districts of Maharashtra

So far, 2386 cases of lumpy skin disease have been reported in Maharashtra. In which some cattle have also been cured. The effect of lumpi virus is being seen the most in Kolhapur and Jalgaon districts. Its disease is spreading rapidly in a total of 20 districts including Pune, Nashik. For the time being, if the vaccination is done rapidly, then the spread of the disease will be controlled.

ban on movement of animals

The state government has stopped the movement of all cows and bullocks from September 9 to protect cattle from lumpy skin disease. No person can take cows from one district to another. Apart from this, in view of the increasing danger, the government has also closed the weekly market of animals. so that the disease does not spread.

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