An additional case of lumpy skin occurred at a South Korean beef farm in Goseong-gun, Gangwon-do, the 7th case in the province

Updated Nov 20, 2023
An additional outbreak of lumpy skin, a bovine virus disease, occurred in Goseong-gun, Gangwon-do.
(Chuncheon = Yonhap News) Reporter Lee Hae-yong = According to Gangwon Province on the 19th, a cow that showed symptoms of lumpy skin at a Korean beef farm in Ganseong-eup, Goseong-gun the previous day was closely examined and confirmed positive this afternoon. This is the third time that lumpy skin has occurred in Goseong, Gangwon-do. This is the 7th confirmed case in the province. The province plans to conduct additional detailed tests, cull only positive cattle, and conduct clinical tests over the next six months. The farm where lumpy skin occurred this time is raising 32 cows. In the quarantine zone of Goseong-gun, Gangwon-do (10 km), 183 farms are raising 5,873 cattle. A provincial official said, “Although we have completed all lumpiskin vaccinations for cattle farms, we cannot be at ease until the end of this month when protective antibodies ...
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