Over 16,000 Goats, Ruminants For Vaccination In Ogun

In a swift response to combat loss of livestock due to ravaging Peste Des Petis Ruminants, otherwise called goat plague, Ogun State Government has commenced vaccination of animals against the outback of the disease.

Flagging off the ceremony at Imala, Abeokuta-North Local Government, Commissioner for Agriculture, Dr Adeola Odedina said Ogun State Government was ready to do the needful at ensuring the massive provision of food and other agricultural productions in spite of the outbreak of animal diseases, COVID-19 and unfavourable climate change.

The Commissioner enumerated high fever, sores in the mouth, diarrhoea, pneumonia and high mortality as the effect of goat plague, imploring livestock farmers to quickly report any case of the outbreak to the nearest Veterinary Clinic across the State for a prompt intervention to curtail the spread.

Source: Tribune Online