Suspected case of Haemorrhagic Septicemia (HS) in cattle at Sampheling

Posted by Dr. Yoenten PHUENTSHOK on Apr/03/2017 2:18 AM   (0)Comments

On 27th March, 2017, a cow suspected of Haemorrhagic Septicaemia (HS), died at Gurungdara, Sampheling geog, Chukha. There are about 60 animals at risk in the village and control measures are in place. Read More

Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) outbreak in Samtse

Posted by Dr. Yoenten PHUENTSHOK on Mar/21/2017 12:45 PM   (0)Comments

An outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) in cattle was reported on 8th March 2017, although signs of FMD were observed by the owner on 26th February, 2017. One cattle is affected in Dangragoan village and five cattle are affected in Devithan village. Control measures are in place. Read More

Rabies outbreaks in three Dzongkhag

Posted by Dr Tenzin on Mar/14/2017 8:55 PM   (0)Comments

Rabies outbreak at Karmaling village under Karmaling geog, Dagana Dzongkhag was reported on 12 March 2017. A stray dog suspected of rabies had bitten seven other dogs (both pet and stray), one sheep and one pig in the community, but the biting dog could not be traced. No human bite cases have been reported. The Livestock extension official of Karmaling have implemented the following measures: Awareness education to people in all Chiwogs; Post bite treatment and isolation of affected animals; emergency mass dog vaccination. Karmaling share border with India. Rabies case in a heifer was confirmed at Katarey village, Norbugang geog, Samtse on 8/3/2017... Read More

Suspected case of Haemorrhagic Septicemia (HS) in cattle at Sampheling

Posted by Dr. Yoenten PHUENTSHOK on Feb/24/2017 2:09 AM   (0)Comments

On 22nd February, 2017, two cattle suspected of Haemorrhagic Septicaemia (HS), died at Tiling village, Sampheling geog, Chukha. There are about 50 animals at risk in the village and control measures are in place. Read More

Suspected FMD outbreak in pigs at Dagana

Posted by Dr Tenzin on Feb/20/2017 4:16 AM   (0)Comments

There is a report of suspected Foot and mouth disease outbreak in a private pig farm at Namchala, Dagana Dzongkhag. The owner have observed the foot lesions on 14/2/2017 and then reported to the Livestock extension centre for investigation on 15/2/2017. A total of 28 pigs were affected and showed severe foot lesions. Laboratory testing will be done at NCAH to confirm the cases. There are about 1100 pigs at risk in the village. Investigation is being carried to find out the source of infection. Isolation and treatment of affected animals and other containment measures are in place. Read More