UP govt takes cognizance as over 2 mn cattle affected by Lumpy Skin Disease

A total of 97,435 cattle have died in the nation due to the viral Lumpy Skin Disease

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As India is witnessing a surge in the viral Lumpy Skin Disease among cattle, the Uttar Pradesh government recently banned cattle trade with four neighbouring states and imposed a 'lockdown' on the intrastate movement of animals from 28 districts.

A total of 97,435 cattle have died in the nation due to the viral Lumpy Skin Disease, government data as on September 23 showed. The lumpy disease has spread across 251 districts in 15 states and affected over 2 million animals, the Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry, and Dairying's data stated. 

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First Published: Sep 26 2022 | 9:22 AM IST

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