Important facts you should know about foot and mouth disease

  • 27 November 2019
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It is a trade sensitive disease and has a severe negative impact on the economy of the country. It is a controlled disease in terms of the Animal Diseases Act 1984, (Act No. 35 of 1984). Though it does not kill affected animals, owners lose money due to a sudden drop in production.

Facts about foot and mouth disease

Facts about foot and mouth disease

November 2019

 

Important facts you should know about foot and mouth disease from the Department of Agriculture, forestry and fisheries.

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Signs of foot and mouth disease

Signs of foot and mouth disease

November 2019

 

Read more about the signs of this disease and where the disease occur.

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Feel free to contact your nearest state / private veterinarian / animal health technician for further information or the Animal Health Division.
Tel.: +27 12 319 7456
Fax: +27 12 329 7218
E-mail: Epidemiology@daff.gov.za
Website: www.daff.gov.za





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