Warning on diseases spreading in imported heifers

Warning on diseases spreading in imported heifers

Warning on diseases spreading in imported heifers

Written by Staff Writer

16 Apr, 2019 | 2:23 pm

Colombo (News 1st) – The health sector warns of a risk of various diseases spreading among the heifers imported to the country.

Dr Ruwan Wickramarachchi the Head of theGovernment Veterinary Surgeons’ Association said there is a possibility of some diseases spreading among people as well.

However, Secretary to the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock Development & Irrigation K.D.S.Ruwan-Chandra said he was not informed of any such reports.

He said the matter will be probed and appropriate steps would be taken.


 

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