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Veterinary team visits Mer, Gadum

A team of veterinary doctors led by Dr Jikom Panor visited flood ravaged Gadum and Mer villages under Mebo to ascertain the cause of reported outbreak of diseases in cattle.

The team conducted animal health camp at both the villages where many affected animals were treated and medicine were distributed. The team surveying the grazing area, found plenty of toxic plants, known as Lantena camera.

According to official sources, in acute cases, rate of mortality is very high. Preliminary spot examination on death of animals are found to be Lantana poisoning. Samples were collected and are being sent to laboratory for confirmatory diagnosis, informed the DVO.

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