Setback as FMD hits Ngamiland


The Acting Assistant Minister of Agriculture, Fidelis Molao, has expressed grief at the reported outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) at the Kareng area in Ngamiland.

“It is with great sadness that I have to inform this Honourable House of the suspected outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease in the Kareng area of the North West District. The outbreak was detected on March 4, 2015 during pre-movement clinical inspection of the 300 cattle that were being loaded at Kareng destined for slaughter at the Maun abattoir,” Molao told Parliament yesterday.

The cattle were traced back to two crushes around Kareng, Maxebo and Lekurwane where the disease was confirmed in the cattle in the crushes.

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