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Twelve arrested in Kiruhura for flouting FMD quarantine

Kiruhura district banned the movement, sale and slaughtering of cattle following the outbreak of foot and mouth disease Kiruhura, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police in Kiruhura has arrested 12 people for allegedly flouting the Foot and Mouth disease quarantine. They were arrested on Thursday night at Ahakageti village in Sanga …

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Kiruhura and Kazo lift ban on milk sale

Ban on the sale of milk has been lifted for two weeks under strict regulations Kiruhura, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Authorities in Kiruhura and Kazo districts have reversed the earlier ban imposed on the sale of milk. The two districts that are under quarantine following the outbreak of Foot and Mouth …

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Ban on butcheries lifted in Kamwenge after cattle vaccination

Kamwenge, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Kamwenge district authorities have lifted a ban on butcheries and livestock movement after vaccinating 5,000 cattle against Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) , a viral disease of cloven hoofed livestock. The District Veterinary Department had closed butcheries and put a ban on livestock movement after …

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Beef prices soar in Kyenjojo over foot and mouth disease

Kyenjojo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Beef prices have gone up in Kyenjojo district because of the measures put in place to stop the spread of Foot and Mouth disease.     On Friday, the Kyenjojo District Veterinary Officer, Dr. Godfrey Kahuta, restricted livestock movement into the district to prevent the spread …

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Kamwenge authorities close butcheries over foot and mouth disease

Kamwenge, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Authorities in Kamwenge District have closed butcheries and stopped movement of livestock in an attempt to prevent the spread of the Foot and Mouth Disease from neighbouring districts. According to the Kamwenge District Veterinary Officer Dr Paul Mbago, they have taken the decision after learning …

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