09-12-2013 11:06 AM | India

Fear over FMD resurfaces with cattle deaths

A slew of cattle deaths at Moolimangalam in the district over the past fortnight have injected fear among farmers and disquiet among Animal Husbandry department officials.

While the deaths have been ascribed to a ‘mysterious’ disease, there are whispers that the dreaded foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) is the reason. Though officially, there has been no death of cattle due to FMD in the district in the past month.
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