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Kitgum vaccinates 1,000 cattle after outbreak of black quarter disease

Kitgum, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kitgum district veterinary department has started a mass vaccination drive for cattle following the outbreak of black quarter, a highly infectious bacterial disease. At least four heads of cattle have reportedly died from the disease in Wao village, Koch Parish in Labongo Amida sub-county. Dr …

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Acute bacterial disease hits livestock farms in Lyantonde district

Lyantonde, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Livestock farmers in Lyantonde are battling a rare strain of bacterial infections affecting animals in the area. The strain has been identified to be Black Quarter, an infection which stacks the animal’s muscles and blocks blood flow in the veins causing its sudden death. Research …

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