An awareness camp was organized today by Chief Animal Husbandry Office Shopian at Checki-Saidpora Shopian regarding the prevention of the spread of Lumpy Skin Disease in the district.
The event was attended by the residents of the tribal village and adjoining areas, along with the veterinary and para-veterinary staff of the Animal Husbandry department Shopian.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Altaf Hussain Masoodi, CAHO Shopian talked about the various aspects of prevention, control, treatment and management of the viral infection which has affected the cattle population across the country.
On this occasion, a 5-minute short explanatory video regarding Lumpy Skin Disease was also showcased on a projector for the awareness of the people .
The livestock farmers raised several queries on the disease and the queries were replied by the experts of the department.