Residents, who spoke to Uganda Radio Network on condition of anonymity for fear of security, said that they are still waiting for compensation since the Parliamentary Committee on Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Fisheries assured them of compensation.
The entire northern Uganda share of National Milk production stands at 11 percent. Kasimiro Ogwal, the NAADS Zonal Agriculture Development Officer says with more farmers getting support to produce Milk, production is likely to increase on account of high milk prices.
Dr. Robert. S. Okeny, the Pader District Veterinary Officer, has confirmed the outbreak. James Akera, a livestock farmer at Ideng B village in Burlobo Parish, Angagura Sub-County in Pader district, says he lost two head of cattle from his stock of 31 cattle to the deadly disease.