Government may stop cattle culling – Molao

MAUN: Assistant Minister of Agriculture, Fidelis Molao says government may ultimately stop cattle eradication as a containment measure for livestock disease outbreaks in the Ngamiland.

Speaking to Mmegi after addressing the North West District Council (NWDC) this week, Molao said that cattle eradication is a painful and very costly exercise. Addressing the NWDC, councillors expressed the view that the government is deliberately infecting the cattle with Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) so that Ngamiland wildlife thrives.

Molao denied this saying the government is doing all it can to save cattle.

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