LIVESTOCK VACCINATION; COUNTY MOVES TO PROTECT PASTROLISTS AND LIVESTOCK FARMERS



LIVESTOCK VACCINATION; COUNTY MOVES TO PROTECT PASTROLISTS AND LIVESTOCK FARMERS

Lamu County Government through the department of Veterinary Services has launched a mass Livestock vaccination campaign gainst PPR in sheep and goats ,CCPP in goats and CBPP in cattle.

This aims at cushioning pastrolists and livestock farmers; by increasing herd immunity, preventing livestock loses that negatively impact livestock supplies in the local and international market

Speaking when he officially launched the two months vaccination campaign, CEC PSMA and Administration, Abdu Godana said, the County Government is shouldering vaccine purchase and administration on behalf of the Lamu Pastoralists and livestock farmers and that the service will be free of charge.

Hon Godana encouraged Lamu residents to present livestock for vaccination as shall be announced by the Veterinary Department.

Through the Campaign, the County Government targets to vaccinate over 100,000 goats, 60,000 sheeps and 40,000 heads of cattle across the whole County.

Enquiries about the same can be made through: 0733707156 (office hours) or the ward administrator’s office near you.

In attendance was the Chief Officer Livestock and Veterinary Services Dr. Gichohi and a host of county veterinary officers.

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For more information contact:

Lamu County Government Communications Office at info@lamu.go.ke


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