Punjab Records More Than 400 Cattle Deaths Each Month

Around 20,000 animals, mainly cows, are infected with lumpy skin disease . The disease spreads quickly among cows and buffaloes through flies, mosquitoes, and ticks .

Chandigarh: Over 400 cattle have died in Punjab in a month as a result of lumpy skin disease, with around 20,000 animals, mainly cows, being infected, according to joint director of Punjab Animal Husbandry Department Rampal Mittal.Bhullar said on Saturday that the animal husbandry department was taking all possible measures to shield animals from the disease.Through flies, mosquitoes, and ticks, the disease spreads quickly among cows and buffaloes, causing fever, runny nose, watery eyes, salivation, low milk yield, and difficulty in eating, according to joint director Mittal of the State Department.According to the advisory, livestock farmers should keep their fields clean and safe, and deputy director of the Animal Husbandry Department should continue to monitor their cattle.