In an initiative aimed at combating livestock diseases and adhering to the well-being of cattle in the County, Governor Jonathan Bii led administration has been dedicated to supporting livestock farmers in addressing transboundary disease outbreaks.

As part of these efforts, Governor Bii has fulfilled a promise of providing acaricides to several cattle dips in Moisbridge Ward.

On Tuesday, the County Director of Veterinary Services, Dr. Philip Biamah led the distribution of the acaricides to the identified cattle dips.

While distributing the acaricides to Makunga, Kilima, Tekeiyat, Mogoon, Katutwet, Natwana, and El Hare cattle dips, Dr Biamah noted that dips play a crucial role in protecting livestock from ticks while maintaining the overall health of the livestock.

Dr. Biama stated that livestock diseases, such as those transmitted by ticks, pose significant threats to the agricultural sector and the livelihoods of farmers.

He added that the acaricide will help farmers in protecting their livestock from harmful effects of tick-borne diseases.

Dr. Biama emphasized the importance of collaboration between the County and farmers in the fight against livestock diseases. He urged farmers to utilize the acaricides and follow proper dipping practices to ensure the maximum benefit for their animals. He further assured the farmers of continuous support from the County in their efforts to improve animal health and enhance their livelihoods.

The distribution of acaricides to cattle dips in Moisbridge Ward is a significant step towards sustainable livestock farming in Uasin Gishu County.

Farmers in Moisbridge Ward expressed their gratitude for the Governor’s support.