FMD: Bongo, Chhukha

An outbreak of foot and mouth disease (FMD) in cattle was reported from Bjachey and lower Chungkha villages under Bongo gewog, Chhukha dzongkhag on 25 February 2021. As per the flash report shared, the outbreak has started from 17 February 2021 and left unreported. A total of 6 cattle were affected; however, no mortality was reported. The affected herds were said to have received FMD vaccination in April 2020. All the control measures were implemented by the Dzongkhag Livestock Sector, Chhukha in line with the National FMD Prevention and Control Plan 2020.

  • Feb/27/2021 1:44 PM
Dr Palden Wangchuk