The number of livestock deaths due to the cold weather that affected the Northern and Eastern Provinces increased to 1,660 by 12.00 noon yesterday (12).
The Livestock Division of the Ministry of Agriculture has released the latest statistics on the number of animals that have died in the Northern and Eastern Provinces due to the bad weather conditions in recent days.
Among these, 691 deaths of cows and buffaloes and 296 deaths of goats have been reported in the Northern Province.There are 329 sick animals in the Northern Province.
Among them are 182 cows and 147 goats.
The number of cows that have died in the Eastern Province is 511. Forty-four buffaloes and 108 goats have also died. Also, the number of sick cows is 15 and the number of buffaloes is 1.