PM calls for protecting cattle from diseases in winter

With winter approaching, Prime Minister Dung has urged authorities in the northern and central regions to be proactive in protecting cattle from diseases.

Cattle is easy to get sick when winter approaching so authorities ought to be proactive in protecting cattle from diseases.

In a dispatch Thursday, he called on them to tally the cattle in their area, list what food farmers feed the animals, and instruct them on the measures required to ward off disease.

Local leaders must keep tabs on weather to actively have prevention ways.

Once officials discover diseased animals, they should immediately carry out measures to prevent the disease from spreading, it added.

The weather bureau has forecast frost and cold weather in the north, with temperatures dropping below 10º Celsius in the plains and to -5º in the mountains.

The Lao Cai Hydrometeorology Forecast Center has predicted more frost and hoarfrost to occur than last time in the provinces of Lao Cai, Lai Chau, Son La, and Yen Bai.

By Nhi Ha, Phuc Hau - Translated by Uyen Phuong

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