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Mysterious disease kills 13 animals in Fatehpur : The Tribune India

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Rajiv Mahajan

Nurpur, November 8

Residents of Patta village adjoining the Pong Reservoir in Fatehpur subdivision of Kangra district reside in panic for the previous one week after a mysterious disease killed their milch cattle.

So far, 12 buffaloes and a cow have died of the disease in the village.

When the disease impacts the animals, they first get fever after which mysterious white foam emanates

from their mouths earlier than they die. Rekha Devi, pradhan of Patta-Jattian gram panchayat, says ample compensation must be supplied to the affected villagers.

Meanwhile, the villagers say that there’s a risk that the sufferer milch cattle might need consumed some toxic substance whereas grazing on the land near the reservoir.

Some farmers used to domesticate this land illegally and used chemical fertiliser for rising crops, they stated.

The panchayat pradhan knowledgeable the authorities and a veterinary physician from the Bharmar veterinary hospital was rushed to Patta village. Veterinary physician Manav Guleria informed The Tribune that he had knowledgeable the district authorities and a crew of medical doctors from the Veterinary Polyclinic, Shahpur, would go to the village to look at the ailing animals. He didn’t rule out the opportunity of the animals consuming some toxic substance.

Krishan Singh and Ashok Kumar, each residents of Patta village, have misplaced three buffaloes every whereas Onkar,

Gagan, Koushlya Devi, Kewal, Chain Singh and Sham Lal have misplaced one milch animal every to the mysterious disease in the previous one week.

Docs from Shahpur to conduct check-up(*13*)

  • So far, 12 buffaloes and a cow have died in the village
  • These amimals first acquired fever after which a white foam emanated from their mouths earlier than they died
  • A crew of medical doctors from the Veterinary Polyclinic, Shahpur, are slated to go to the village to look at the ailing animals