Fiji loses 6400 cattle to TB, brucellosis

Agriculture Minister Dr Mahendra Reddy has assured beef farmers of Tilivalevu Village in Nadroga that they would be compensated accordingly for animals found to have Tuberculosis (TB) and Brucellosis. Picture: FILE

ABOUT 6400 cattle carrying bovine tuberculosis and brucellosis have been culled over the past six years, says Agriculture Minister Dr Mahendra Reddy. He made the comment in response to questions from National Federation Party parliamentarian Pio Tikoduadua and FijiFirst member Sanjay Kirpal in Parliament this week. Dr Reddy said 121 cows were killed in 2014, […]

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