Nandi County government has imposed quarantine on all livestock in the County in a move to prevent the spread of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD).
Through a post on the County Government of Nandi official Facebook page on Thursday, the administration stated that the move is as a result of reported cases of FMD in the County.
“The county government of Nandi, Department of Agriculture and cooperative Development wishes to notify the general public of the confirmed outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD)” the notice read.
The notice seen by North Rift Mirror added that the measures have been taken following confirmed Cases of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) in Mosop, Chesumei, Emgwen and Aldai Sub Counties.
Several cases have also been confirmed parts of neighbouring counties.
The notice applies to all Livestock getting in and out of the County until the restriction is withdrawn and that the county wishes to ask all the residents to adhere to this notice in order to have a healthy environment away from any notifiable disease.
“In case of any suspected or confirmed attack of FMD Contact Ward Veterinary Health officer or county call centre; 1548 or 0800722929,” they added.