Checkposts Set up to Monitor Interstate Cattle Movement
- Checkposts set up to check arrival of cattle in state.
- Cattle owners educated about LSD.
- 18 districts on the border of CG under supervision.
Raipur: In view of the rising number of cases and mortalities related to LSD in the neighbouring states, the CG administration has installed checkpoints to keep a check on the entry of cattle into the states. The animal husbandry department is taking preventive measures including vaccinating cattle in villages located in inter-state border areas, an official said on Wednesday.
Public relations officer on Tuesday said to have set up check posts in 18 districts of the state to monitor the movement of cattle into Chattisgarh. He added that cattle fairs have been banned and cattle owners are being educated about the disease. So far, there has been no detection of the Lumpy Skin disease in Chhattisgarh.
In the previous month, the state animal husbandry dept put veterinary doctors on alert and monitor the health of cattle in areas under their jurisdiction.