Nakaseke Residents want Ban on Livestock Movement Lifted

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A pastoralist drawing cattle to Ngoma market for sell before the Quarantine was imposed. Many Pastoralists are now crying foul over the ban. Brian Luwaga

A pastoralist drawing cattle to Ngoma market for sell before the Quarantine was imposed. Many Pastoralists are now crying foul over the ban. Login to license this image from 1$.

In short
The ban was announced last year after 138 head of cattle tested positive for Foot and Mouth Disease FMD, a severe and highly contagious viral livestock infection. The disease affects cattle and swine as well as sheep, goats, and other cloven-hoofed ruminants.

 

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