In Navsari, 25 teams conducted health test of more than 3 lakh cattle, not a single lump infected cattle was found in the district
Now the lumpy virus is increasing in the state. Till date not a single Lumpy virus case has been reported in Navsari district. The District Animal Husbandry Department has been actively alerted to prevent the spread of Lumpi virus infection. A control room has been started by the Navsari District Animal Husbandry Department and instructions have been given to immediately contact the toll free number 1962 if any signs of disease are seen in the animals. Navsari Deputy Director Animal Husbandry Dr. M.C. Animal Epidemic Navsari District has 2,31,544 cows and 61,805 buffaloes, totaling 2,93,409 livestock. Twenty-five (25) teams have been formed in Naswari district to survey for symptoms, take preventive measures and spread awareness about the disease.
Doctor. Patel further told that the animal husbandry should take the instructions given by the Animal Husbandry Department seriously. Insecticides should be sprayed regularly to prevent infestation of mosquitoes, wasps and flies. He said that if signs of lumpy skin disease are found, then maximum efforts should be made to protect the animal.
The main symptoms of lumpy skin diseases are soft bumps like bumps all over the animal’s body. With normal fever, saliva comes out from the mouth of the animal. The milk production of a sick cow is reduced. If the animal stops eating or has difficulty eating, in some cases the animal may even die.
According to the system, it is necessary to take this care to protect the animals from this disease. Spraying insecticides to keep animals away from dirt, to get rid of flies, mosquitoes and wasps. When animals show signs of nodular virus, first isolate them from healthy animals and do not leave them to graze. Animal Husbandry is asked to contact the nearest veterinary clinic or helpline number 1962. Instructions have been given to completely stop the movement of diseased animals. Along with this, it has also been asked not to bring animals from other districts. Apart from this, it is also advised to take care that the rain water does not flood.
So far 57,677 cases and 1639 people have died in Lumpi.
Lumpy virus has been detected in 57,677 cattle in 20 districts of Gujarat so far. Out of which 41065 animals have been cured. While 1639 animals have died. While 14973 animals are being treated and reared. Of the 1727 new cases reported today, Jamnagar has the highest number of 413 cases, Rajkot district 363, Kutch district 301, Dwarka district 291 and the remaining seven districts have fewer cases.