Lumpy Skin Disease

Topics Covered: Economics of animal rearing. Lumpy Skin Disease: What is it? Lumpy Skin Disease is a viral illness that causes prolonged morbidity in cattle and buffaloes. Caused by the poxvirus Lumpy skin disease virus (LSDV).  Symptoms: It appears as nodules of two to five centimetre diameter all over the body, particularly around the head, neck, …