Cattle on Kinmen vaccinated against lumpy skin disease

Radio Taiwan International
Daste: 05 August, 2020
By: Natalie Tso

Kaohsiung City Animal Protection Office official Kuo Ming-qing was the first to vaccine cattle in Kinmen. (CNA photo)

All healthy cattle on the outlying island of Kinmen have been vaccinated for lumpy skin disease. That’s the word from the Council of Agriculture on Wednesday.

Kinmen is famous for its beef products. But the island has recently seen an outbreak of lumpy skin disease, a disease that affects cattle and may be fatal. Last month, the county culled many cattle found with or suspected to have the disease. Now, a total of 6,342 healthy head of cattle have been vaccinated at 472 farms across the island.    [FULL  STORY]

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