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30,000 cattle dead due to cold in Peru

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Almost 300 thousand head of cattle in Puno and more than 75 thousand in Apurímac will receive attention from the Agro Rural program (of the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation), as part of the plan to counteract the frosts that hit several regions of the southern highlands.

The care consists of the delivery of kits of medicines and supplements for animals, in order to reduce morbidity and mortality rates in cattle and camelids in South America.

According to the recent reports of the National Institute of Civil Defense (Indeci), 29,896 livestock have been lost and 2,200,000 have been affected in high areas. Only in the Puno region have died more than 12 thousand animals in recent weeks due to frost .

So far there are more than 407 thousand people affected, according to statistics from Indeci.

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6,800 livestock dead ‘due to cold’ in Huancavelica, Peru

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The number of animals killed by Frost, and crops damaged because of the rains, are not encouraging. The Huancavelica Regional Council room was the setting for the report of this stark reality, and where it was reported that the death of cattle more than 6 thousand 800 animals and more than 3 thousand hectares of farmland affected.

Dead animals. He was the regional director of Agriculture of Huancavelica, Alberto Rondon pots, who began to report these cases during the regular session that took place yesterday the Huancavelica Regional Council.

The official separated by province and animal group losses, being the province of Tayacaja which was more “hit” by the death of cattle that had a balance of 78 cattle.

Followed is Huaytara with 68 dead cows, Huancavelica with 57, Churcampa with 55, 54 Acobamba, Castrovirreyna with 32 and Angaraes with 11.

According to the list of dead sheep: Huancavelica records 1840, 1030 Churcampa, Huaytará 924, 715 Tayacaja, Acobamba 443, Castrovirreyna 288 and Angaraes 163.

In relation to goats: Huaytara recorded 294 dead animals, Acobamba 181, Churcampa 133, 127 Angaraes, Castrovirreyna 124, Tayacaja 78 and Huancavelica 72.

Finally there is the list of pigs: Tayacaja and Acobamba recorded 24 dead animals, 21 Huancavelica, Castrovirreyna 15, Huaytara 6, Acobamba 5 and Angaraes 3.

“This picture is January 2018 the date. In total there are 6 thousand 867 animals that have died due to climate change and the low temperatures. “The loss in monetary terms amounts to 678 thousand 241.50 Suns”, Rondon said.

Damaged crops. On the other hand, Agriculture did her best. According to the registry that manages the DRAH, were 2 thousand 871.5 hectares which were affected by the rains and 776 hectares were lost due to the above mentioned cause, which makes a total of 3 thousand 647 hectares.

“This record is of barley, potato, corn, dry and green bean amilaceo and pea dry and green beans. “In total there are 2 million 188 thousand 520 soles, in monetary loss”, added the director.

Preventive action. Following this report, Rondón explained that he is directing two projects to reduce livestock and crop losses.

“We are currently implementing five projects, three are from continuity. All of them are to improve agricultural production chains. Even there are two projects that we are managing for the prevention of losses,”he added.

“In my province the loss of animals and crops because of the cold and rain is also noticeable. The Regional Government should seek solutions because this not only the producer is affected, but also buy”, said Claudio Torres, Director of Tayacaja.

“As in all province of the Huancavelica region, Angaraes also there were losses in the agricultural sector due to climate change. The director of the DRAH inform us detail at the session “said Alberto Dávila, Director of Angaraes.

According to the agenda of the second regular meeting of June 2018 of the Regional Council of Huancavelica, Alberto Rondon’s report was the fourth point.

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600 animals dead due to flooding in Afghanistan

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600 animals dead due to flooding in Afghanistan

1,500 cattle dead due to wildfires in Oklahoma, USA

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An estimated 1,500 head of cattle have died following wildfires in Oklahoma that have burned for nearly two weeks, and that projection could increase.
Reports from the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture earlier in the week projected that 1,100 cattle had died from the Rhea and 34 Complex wildfires that have burned in northwest Oklahoma since April 12.
The first estimate was probably a little low, says Rod Hall, state veterinarian for Oklahoma, who helped put together the original projection. Hall believes at least 1,500 head of cattle died because of the fires after speaking with more ranchers in the area, and he thinks it could go up to 2,500 head.
Hall visited Dewey and Woodward County with a task force to assess damage from the fires. This region of Oklahoma has seen fires the past two years with the Starbuck and Anderson Creek fires both starting in the northwest part of the state.
Last year the Starbuck Fire was estimated to have killed more than 3,000 cattle in Oklahoma alone. It killed almost double that amount in Kansas. This year the losses shouldn’t be as high.
“These fires burned almost as much land as the one did last year (in Oklahoma), but this area that the fires were in this year has a little more wheat pasture,” Hall says.
Wheat pasture in the area has been exceptionally dry due to drought so many cattle were removed early in the grazing season. The Rhea and 34 Complex wildfires also started a month after the fires in previous years.
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103 cattle killed by lightning strike in Rondonia, Brazil

Animais foram achados após uma pessoa passar perto de estrada (Foto: Arquivo Pessoal)
A farmer had a loss of about $ 130,000 after a lightning strike on his property and killed 103 Nelore cattle that were in the pasture, on Line 8, in Cacoal (RO), a municipality 480 kilometers from Porto Velho. The unloading happened during a thunderstorm this week, and a day later a person passing a road saw the dead oxen and warned the farm worker.
The Agency of Sanitary Defense Agrosilvopastoril of the State of Rondônia (Idaron) was in the proving place the cause of the death of the animals.
According to Paulo Elifas, owner of the farm, he was in the property at the moment the lightning struck. According to him, the discharge caused a very loud noise during the night.
“I heard the noise of the thunderbolt, a rumble, and I remember that I still thought of the danger of that thunderbolt falling into the house, for with all that noise there would be nothing left. When the rain subsided I returned to Cacoal, “Elifas told G1 .
The next day a farm worker approached where the cattle were, but he believed the animals were asleep.
Some time later, a person passed by the road near the property and as he saw a lot of animals together, but none of them moving, he decided to verify, noting the death of the herd.
“This person went to the ranch foreman and said the cattle were dead. As soon as I was informed, I proceeded to the property. I’m very upset about all this. They were all together under a tree stand to protect themselves from the rain. With the tree nothing happened, I believe that the lightning has fallen only on the animals, “explained the cattle rancher.
Dead cattle would be put to fattening next month and later slaughtered. With the death of 103 cattle, Elifas estimates that it had a loss of approximately R $ 130 thousand.
“In commercial life we ​​have a sequence, a preparation. Those heifers were to be put into the trough, so he broke that sequence. I do not know what I’m going to do in the next 90 days to solve the problem. So it’s a loss that stays, “lamented the rancher. The animals were buried on Wednesday (14).
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Over 700,000 animals have died due to severe cold in Mongolia

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A total of 710,740 animals have died so far this year in Mongolia due to the extreme wintry weather known as “dzud”, the country’s meteorology service said Wednesday.
The dzud is a brutal weather phenomenon in Mongolia where a dry summer followed by a frigid winter kills vast numbers of livestock either by starvation or cold.
Snowfall covered up to 50 percent of the country, with 66 administrative subdivisions in 12 provinces experiencing dzud or near dzud conditions, Mongolian National Agency for Meteorology and Environmental Monitoring said in a statement.
Among the provinces, Khovd and Uvs in the west, Khuvsgul in the northwest, as well as Khentii in the east registered the highest rates of animal death.
Nearly 40 percent of the country’s nomad population is dependent on animal husbandry and rain-fed agriculture for livelihood.
Thousands of herders lose their animals almost every year to the dzud, which forces them to seek new opportunities in the capital city of Ulan Bator. In 2016, more than 1 million animals were killed by the dzud.
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70 cattle dead due to disease in Ciudad Fernandez, Mexico

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The drought is doing this every year, although so far lost 70 heads of cattle through diseases caused by the cold said the president of the local livestock union, Marcelo Hemandez Gutierrez.
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Dozens of cattle dying due to disease in Oaxaca, Mexico

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The sudden death of several cattle in the municipality of Asunción Ixtaltepec, set alarms among cattle producers.
They called the sector, federal and State authorities so that they address the problem that threatens to wipe out the herd in the region of the isthmus.
The condition in the livestock are now known to be evil’s palette and fatal. It was detected just a week and so far, they have registered about 20 head of cattle that have died from the disease, according to the farmer Jorge Toledo.
They ensure that livestock lost mobility in the rear legs, which makes it impossible it to walk; causes it fever and significant pain; and three days after you die.
On Monday arrived in this municipality staff of the Secretariat of agriculture, livestock, Rural Development, fishing and food (Sagarpa) and the Secretariat for development agriculture fisheries and aquaculture (Sedapa) to coordinate the actions that will be for to combat the outbreak of this disease.
Coordinator in the area, Víctor Manuel Ángeles Hernández, Sagarpa recommended that farmers in the region vaccinating cattle and sheep against the evil’s palette, a disease that fatally attacking cattle and sheep, once the disease is contracted during the you Winter mporada.
He asked farmers act immediately applying the vaccine to protect cattle and also prevent the spread of the I derriengue or anger paralytic that affects the States of Veracruz, Tabasco and Chiapas.
And while this disease is not transmitted to humans, he recommended people not to eat meat or other derivatives of the cattle sick.
Producers of Asunción Ixtaltepec, asked officials to search mechanisms so that they have facilities and they can acquire the vaccine against the evil of palette, since the figure surpasses the thousand heads of cattle.
They say that only in this way can vaccinate their cattle and immunize them against the threat posed by this deadly disease to the Oaxacan cattle.
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