FMD: Samtse, Samtse

An outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in cattle was reported from Cholikop village, Samtse gewog, Samtse dzongkhag on 23 August 2021. As per the flash report shared, three adult cattle were affected, however, no mortality was reported. The outbreak was suspected to have spread from across the border thorugh mixing of herds in the common grazing grounds. As per the National FMD Prevention and Control Plan 2020, all the preventive and control measures have been implemented by the Dzongkhag Livestock Sector, Samtse

  • Aug/26/2021 7:48 PM
Dr Palden Wangchuk