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  04 Oct 2022, 12:13
Update : 04 Oct 2022, 12:48

Farmers urged not to be panicked about lumpy skin disease

RAJSHAHI, Oct 4, 2022 (BSS) - Experts urged the cattle farmers not to be 
panicked about the lumpy skin disease (LSD) because it's not devastating but 
preventable.

They also told them various motivational programmes were launched to create 
awareness among the public in general so that they can mitigate the problem 
with courage.

The experts made the observation while addressing a farmers gathering related 
to generating public awareness organized by the Department of Livestock 
Services (DLS) at Bhugrail village under Paba upazila in the district 
yesterday.

DLS Divisional Director Dr Nazrul Islam, District Livestock Officer Dr 
Zulfiker Akter Hossain, Livestock Extension Officer Dr Mohorom Hossain and 
Monitoring Officer Mahamudul Hasan addressed the community meeting.

Dr Zulfiker Hossain told the meeting that 4,0000 dose vaccines were given to 
bring the cattle under vaccination in nine upazilas of the district.

Several preventive measures were discussed in detail in the meeting to 
prevent the outbreak of LSD in the district.

Dr Nazrul Islam directed the officials concerned to organise more awareness 
camps about the preventive measures of LSD at community level, rural areas 
and dairy belts where cattle are raised in large numbers.

He further instructed them to issue advisories of the departments on social 
media platforms as well on local radio and television.

 

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