A wave of pig fatalities has struck a pig-rearing location in Saiden, managed by the Nangku Chaphrang Multipurpose Co-operative Society Ltd. The incident, which took place on September 11, has left approximately 10 pigs lifeless and has alarmed the community.
The caretaker responsible for overseeing the well-being of the pigs noticed the first signs of trouble when the pigs exhibited symptoms of fever and a loss of appetite. The situation worsened rapidly, leading to the untimely demise of the pigs.
Immediately upon noticing the concerning pattern of pig deaths, the caretaker reported the issue to the Veterinary Department in Nongpoh. The department responded by dispatching a team of experts to conduct post-mortem examinations, aiming to ascertain the cause of the fatalities and to prevent further losses.
As of now, no conclusive reason has been determined for the pig deaths. The post-mortem examinations were carried out to identify any potential diseases or conditions, but the results are pending, leaving the exact cause of the mortality unknown.