FG BEGINS ANIMAL IDENTIFICATION AND CENSUS

The Federal Government says it has started the process of animal census, traceability & identification and explained that the exercise will help in tackling issues of cattle rustling as well as help get accurate data on livestock. Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Mohammed Bello Umar, who disclosed this at the end of the Fourth Global Dairy Congress Africa at the weekend in Abuja, assured participants of government’s willingness to implement useful suggestions from the summit. Represented by the Director, Animal Husbandry Services, Bright Wategire, he said:…

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