Outbreaks of Foot and mouth disease were reported from Menchuna, Genteykha and Jelegang villages under Phuentenchu geog of Tsirang dzongkhag, on 10 July 2019, affecting 42 cattle. All control measures are being implemented by dzongkhag livestock sector, Tsirang.
A goat in Sadumadu village, Phuentsholing, Chhukha was reported to have tested positive to rabies on 5 July 2019. All control measures are being implemented by Thromde Veterinary Hospital & Satellite Laboratory, Phuenstsholing and Dzongkhag livestock sector, Chhukha.
Foot and mouth disease outbreaks were reported from Khaireny and Dzodokha villages of Logchina geog, Chhukha, on 3 July 2019, affecting 22 cattle. Necessary control measures are being implemented by dzongkhag livestock sector, Chhukha.
Outbreak of rabies reported from Shatsalo village, Norbugang geog, Pemagatshel on 3 June 2019, is still continuing. A cow from the same locality was reported to have tested positive to rabies on 30 June 2019. Officials from TVH & SVL, Nganglam and dzongkhag livestock sector, Pemagatshel are implementing all control measures, in line with the National rabies prevention and control plan, 2017.
Outbreak of rabies was reported from Tshagay, Philling and Menchhulam villages of Gakidling geog, Sarpang. The outbreak, reported to have started in the first week of June, had affected 1 dog, 8 cattle and 4 goats. The affected dog (1st case) is suspected to have entered these villages from across the border. All control measures are being implemented by the dzongkhag livestock sector, Sarpang.
Outbreak of swine erysipelas was reported in RPBC, Yusipang, Thimphu on 21 May 2019, affecting two boars and a gilt. Swine erysipelas is an infectious disease caused by the bacterium Erysipelas rhusiopathiae seen mainly in growing pigs and characterized clinically by fever, skin lesions (Diamond-shaped lesions) and arthritis. All preventive and control measures are being implemented by the farm’s technical officials.
A dog in Shatsalo village, Norbugang, Pemagatshel dzongkhag, tested positive for rabies on 3 June 2019, and has bitten 10 dogs and 11 cattle. All control measures are being implemented by dzongkhag livestock sector, Pemagatshel.
Foot and mouth disease in cattle was reported in RBS colony/ army camp, Samtse dzongkhag, on 18.05.2019, affecting a cow and a calf. Control measures are being implemented by dzongkhag livestock sector, Samtse.
As of 16.05.2019, outbreaks of foot and mouth disease in cattle which was reported earlier from Phobjikha, Kazhi and Phangyul geog under Wangduephodrang dzongkhag w.e.f 25.04.2019 to 03.05.2019, had spread further, affecting 4 cattle and 42 yaks in Gogona village under Gangtey geog, Wangduephodrang, . All control measures are being implemented by dzongkhag livestock sector, Wangduephodrang.
A cattle from Pipli cattle herd in Dophuchen geog, Samtse dzongkhag, tested positive for rabies on 10/05/2019, although the actual source of infection was not known. All prophylactic measures are put in place by dzongkhag livestock sector, Samtse.