Movement of animals banned in Maharashtra to stop the outbreak of lumpy skin disease

At this time the cattle farmers of Maharashtra are worried. because the animals lumpy skin disease It is increasing day by day. Cattle are affected by lumpy skin disease in about 27 districts of the state. Of these, 271 animals have died. The administration has become cautious about this. At present the animals are being vaccinated. Animal Husbandry Commissioner Sachindra Pratap Singh said that soon 25 lakh vaccine doses will be available to stop lumpi. In view of the increasing threat of lumpi virus in the state, the movement of animals has been banned in Mumbai and other districts. So that this disease does not spread. Animal fairs are also banned. Action will be taken for violation of this.

Singh said that due to adequate quantity of medicines and treatment given to animals, the disease is under control in the state. Jalgaon, Ahmednagar, Dhule, Akola, Pune, Latur, Aurangabad, Beed, Satara, Buldana, Amravati, Osmanabad, Kolhapur, Sangli, Yavatmal, Parbhani, Solapur, Washim, Nashik, Jalna, Palghar, Thane, Nanded, Nagpur, Chandrapur, In 1 thousand 108 villages of 27 districts like Hingoli and Raigad, 9 thousand 375 animals have been infected with lumpi. The Animal Husbandry Commissioner said that out of these infected animals, 3 thousand 291 animals have also been cured and the remaining cattle are undergoing treatment.

how many animals were vaccinated

A total of 49.83 lakh vaccine quantities have been made available in various districts of the state. 5 km of the area affected by this vaccine dose. Commissioner Singh informed that 16.45 lakh animals have been vaccinated in 1 thousand 108 villages of the periphery. At present the vaccination campaign is going on. Vaccination will be done preferably in cow sheds and places with large herds or large numbers of livestock. Meanwhile, on September 20, 25 lakh doses will be available.

so many cattle have died

Lampi affected districts are 94 in Jalgaon, 30 in Ahmednagar, 9 in Dhule, 46 in Akola, 22 in Pune, 5 in Latur, 5 in Aurangabad, 12 in Satara, 13 in Buldana, 17 in Amravati, 9 in Kolhapur, 2 in Sangli. , 3 animals have died in Washim, 1 in Jalna, 3 in Thane, 3 in Nagpur and 2 in Raigad. Government officials are accepting the death of 271 animals from Lumpi so far.

Farmers will get financial assistance

State Animal Husbandry Minister Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil said that the government will bear all the cost of medicines for the animals suffering from lumpi virus. Along with this, a drug bank of essential medicines will also be provided at the district level. Also, Vikhe Patil said that one lakh animals are being vaccinated in a day. Apart from this, the state government has decided to provide financial assistance ranging from 16 to 30 thousand rupees as per the norms of National Disaster Mitigation Policy to the farmers who lost their cattle due to lumpi virus.

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