Crescent Kashmir

LSD and cure

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The Government of Jammu and Kashmir has been very active to contain the impact of Lumpy Skin Disease (LSD) on the cattle here.

In this direction recently the Additional Chief Secretary in charge of this department reviewed the containment measures taken against LSD.

He asked the department to intensify the process of vaccination and fogging.

He emphasised upon the officers of Animal Husbandry department to intensify the process of vaccination and fogging in all the rural areas where the Lumpy Skin Disease (LSD) has spread among cattle and milch animals.

He urged all the veterinarians to be present in the field for vaccination and other supervision purposes so that the task is monitored and performed professionally. He asked them that the treatment protocol already framed and circulated should be strictly complied with. He made out that veterinary doctors posted in offices for other official purposes should be sent to the field for serving people at this hour of need.

He enjoined upon them to increase the sampling and testing in coming days. He maintained that 200 tests should be performed each day by every laboratory in both the divisions. He took note of the current trend followed in vaccination and its progress in each district.

He asked from each district about the active cases of LSD in their district, Animal deaths reported so far, Vaccinations done, Animals sampled, Fatality and Recovery rate in the district.

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