HS: Maetabkha, Chhukha

An outbreak of Haemorrhagic Septicaemia (HS) in migratory cattle herds has been reported from Zuzingkha area under Maetabkha gewog, Chhukha dzongkhag on 1 October 2021. A detailed investigation of the outbreak was conducted by a technical team comprising officials from the RLDC, Tsimasham and the Dzongkhag Livestock Sector, Chhukha. As per the report, a total of two migratory cattle herds were affected: 18 deaths and 24 live cases as of 5 October 2021. It was found that the herds have never received vaccination against the disease. All the necessary measures have been implemented to control the disease.

  • Oct/07/2021 5:00 PM
Dr Palden Wangchuk