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Quarantine imposed in Ntoroko after FMD outbreak

Ntoroko, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ntoroko district has imposed a two-week quarantine following the outbreak of Foot and Mouth disease- FMD.  The most affected areas are Butungama, Bweramule, Rwebisengo, Karugutu and Lake Semuliki. According to the guidelines, the movement of livestock and livestock products into and out of Ntoroko district …

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Ntoroko farmers fear FMD outbreak as Congo herds flock into district

Ntoroko, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Local leaders and farmers in Ntoroko district are living in fear of an outbreak of Foot and Mouth disease following an influx of pastoralists from DR Congo. The pastoralists are running away from instability in Boga. Dr. Bagonza Patrick Businge, the principle production officer Ntoroko …

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Livestock dealers in Ibanda North want quarantine lifted

Ibanda, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Livestock dealers in Ibanda North county are pleading with the government to lift the quarantine against the animal movement in the region. The district has been under restricted livestock movement since the beginning of this month, following an outbreak of the highly contagious Foot and …

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Illegal border crossing escalating FMD in Isingiro district

Isingiro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Isingiro district authorities have said that the illegal crossing by herdsmen at the Uganda-Tanzania border is escalating Foot and Mouth disease in the district. Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD), a viral disease of cloven-hoofed livestock was confirmed recently in the cattle corridor of Ankole, affecting the districts …

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Fresh outbreak of foot and mouth disease reported in Nakasongola

Nakasongola, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Nakasongola district has registered a fresh outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease-FMD. The outbreak has been reported in two farms in Kakooge town council in Nakasongola town. At least 7,000 heads of cattle are estimated to be kept in Kakooge town council. The Nakasongola District …

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Illegal cattle trade hindering FMD fight in Kiruhura district

Kiruhura, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kiruhura district authorities have said the illegal trade of cattle is derailing the fight against Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD). Kiruhura has been under total quarantine since December last year following the outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease-FMD. According to the authorities, the cattle trade …

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