Lumpy skin disease hits milk yield in India, world’s largest dairy producer

Thousands of Indian dairy farmers are left reeling from the outbreak of Lumpy Skin Disease. PHOTO: AFP
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NEW DELHI - Dairy farmer Nitin Kumar saw the first warning signs around July 18. One of his cows developed inflammatory skin nodules in and around its neck.

The animal was prescribed light antibiotics and an anti-allergy medication. They worked and the worst seemed over.

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