Lumpy-skin disease

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Lumpy-skin disease

  • It is a viral disease of cattle and is typically characterised by nodules or lumps on the skin.
  • All cattle breeds in South Africa can be affected.
  • It usually occurs during the wet summer and autumn months, when biting insects e.g. biting flies and mosquitoes are in abundance.
  • The disease occurs throughout Africa.

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