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They will dose 72,000 head of cattle to face low temperatures

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At more than 3,800 meters above sea level, in the province of Espinar, Agro Rural, executing unit of the Ministry of Agrarian Development and Irrigation (Midagri), delivered a total of 720 veterinary kits to dose the heads of sheep and alpacas in this jurisdiction. This, as a preventive measure to reduce the negative impacts of low temperatures.

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“With this delivery, we will be able to dose 72,000 vulnerable heads of cattle, thus reducing the parasite load and treating diseases so that the animals can face the frost season in good health,” said Rogelio Huamani Carbajal, executive director of Agro Rural .

In that sense, he added that the districts favored with this delivery include Condoroma, Coporaque, Espinar, Ocoruro, Pallpata and Suyckutambo.

“Thanks to this activity, we have already been helping at least 720 families in this province, improving the physical condition of their livestock for greater resilience in the face of adverse weather events and anticipating reducing their morbidity and mortality,” Huamani Carbajal highlighted.

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In addition, he stressed that each veterinary kit contains vitamins, internal and external antiparasitic, antibiotics and other application supplies. “With a single kit around 100 head of cattle are dosed”, pointed out.

The official concluded by mentioning that, additionally, the specialists and technicians of Agro Rural will provide technical assistance to the small producer, to carry out a correct application of these kits to their animals.

It should be noted that this activity is carried out within the framework of the Multisectoral Plan against Frost and Friage 2022-2024, which is executed by the Ministry of Development and Agrarian and Irrigation through Agro Rural, in favor of family farming.

Source: Larepublica

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