Sa Kaeo buffalo outbreak ‘under control’

A Oxen grazing in a rice farm in Isan, Thailand

A cow grazing in a meadow in Thailand. Photo: Love Krittaya.




SA KAEO – Local livestock authorities have already controlled a buffalo outbreak after identifying the disease as haemorrhagic septicemia, a key economic disease among cattle.

Amphan Welutanti, livestock chief of the eastern province with the most active border trade with Cambodia, said on Saturday that the disease known among Thais as the “swollen neck” disease had spread in Ta Phraya district since late last month, and concerned authorities were quick to implement measures to control it.

Full story: Bangkok Post

SAWAT KETNGAM
BANGKOK POST



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