Strange disease killing livestock in Tharaka Nithi

Tharaka-Nithi County Chief Officer Livestock and Fisheries Dr Mbae Nkoroi inspecting cows at Mrs Eunice Gitau Mugambi's farm on August 10, 2020. A strange disease has killed at least 50 cows in a month in Turima, Tharaka constituency.

Photo credit: Alex Njeru | Nation Media Group 

What you need to know:

  • The disease is said to have started in Kiagu area.
  • The animals which die in about three days from onset of symptoms.

Farmers in Tharaka Nithi County, are counting losses after a mysterious disease killed at least 50 cows in Tharaka area in a span of one month.


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