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Animal vaccination campaign undertaken in Southern region

As part of endeavors to promote the health of cattle, a month-long vaccination campaign has been undertaken in 12 sub-zones of the Southern region, Mai-Mine, 2 August 2010 РAs part of endeavors to promote the health of cattle, a month-long vaccination campaign has been undertaken in 12 sub-zones of the Southern region, according to Ms. Nitsihti Gebremedhin, expert in veterinary science in the Agriculture Ministry’s branch in the region. She stated that about 190,000 cattle received vaccines and commended the active participation of the farming community in the program.

Mr. Kiflu Negash, veterinary scientist in Mai-Aini sub-zone, said on his part that about 16,000 livestock in the sub-zone received vaccines, and that coordinated efforts are being made to prevent animal diseases.