Mongolia reports an epidemic as foot-and-mouth disease attacked the animals

Published Oct 9, 2021

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According to the Xinhua news agency, foot-and-mouth disease affected at least 7,681 livestock from 85 farms in the central Mongolian province of Uvurhangai. According to the National Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Mongolia, meat exports from the country have been suspended since June due to contagious animal diseases. The Mongolian Uvurhangai province department said in a statement that contagious foot-and-mouth disease has spread to the province through herds returning from pastures to the east of the country.

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This summer, shepherds moved their animals to the eastern parts of the country due to severe drought, and became infected there. High-risk animals are vaccinated against foot-and-mouth disease to prevent its spread. This year, according to the General Directorate of Veterinary Services, foot-and-mouth disease, which is spreading to cloven-hoofed animals such as cattle, sheep and pigs, has broken out in more than half of Mongolia's 21 provinces. The livestock sector is the main pillar of Mongolia's economy. There are about 70 million head of cattle in the country. According to the National Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Mongolia, meat exports from the country have been suspended since June due to contagious animal diseases. Animal activists receive millions of zlotys! Who is the most? Foot-and-mouth disease is an acute, highly contagious viral disease of farmed and wild claws. In the European Union, including Poland, it is subject to notification and fight against ex officio. ...
Source: SwiatRolnika
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