Over 31 lakh cattle vaccinated against foot and mouth disease in KARNATAKA


Over 31 lakh cattle were vaccinated to control foot and mouth disease in Karnataka, said the state Minister of Animal Husbandry, Prabhu Bhamla Chavan, on Monday. Chavan said foot and mouth disease can be prevented by giving vaccinations every six months. He said that all the farmers rearing cattle should take advantage of the campaign.
Aimed to vaccinate 84,51,740 heifers, 31,74,880 heifers have been vaccinated so far.
The minister said that vaccination is being done by going to every district, taluk, and animal hospital, as well as to the places where cattle are present. As per the 20th Livestock Census, the aim is to vaccinate all cattle across the state. The vaccine is completely free.