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Ministry of Agriculture lifts livestock quarantine in Sembabule

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Fisheries has lifted the ban on the sale of animals and their products in the district. In 2019, the Agricultural, Animal Husbandry and Fisheries Ministry imposed a ban on the sale livestock to contain the highly contagious …

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Agriculture Ministry to rollout nationwide vaccination against FMD

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Agriculture has started a nationwide vaccination of cattle affected by the Foot and Mouth Disease [FMD]. Addressing the press at Uganda Media Centre in Kampala, State Minister for Animal Industry Bright Rwamirama said that the government is going to spend 14 billion …

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Foot and Mouth disease breaks out in Busia

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There is a reported outbreak of the Foot and Mouth disease in Buteba sub county in Busia district. The disease has so far affected more than 25 animals in 6 homesteads in Alupe village in Buteba sub-county. Dr. Patrick Barasa, the Busia District Veterinary …

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Livestock quarantine lifted in Moroto

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Ministry of Health has lifted the livestock quarantine. The quarantine was imposed on January 15th, 2019 by the Commissioner of Animal Health in Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, MAAIF.  This quarantine followed an outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease in the district.  …

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