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Quality veterinary drugs being ensured for livestock breeders

Provincial Secretary for Livestock, Muhammad Naseem Lehri has said that all out efforts would be made to provide quality veterinary medicines to the livestock breeders in the province.This was stated by him during inspection of the reserve store here the other day.Secretary Livestock maintained that prevention of the sub-standard medicines would be ensured so that the breeders may not suffer.He directed to the concerned officials to highlight any irregularity in the veterinary drugs so as to address it.Also present on the occasion were the Director General of Li

Munching sheep replace lawn mowers in Paris

Four little black sheep on Wednesday left the countryside and began their new careers in the city: working as eco-friendly lawn mowers in a largely working-class district in northeastern Paris. Between April and October, the new "park workers" will graze grounds the size of eight tennis-courts in three two-week-long sweeps in a move to promote biodiversity and make the grooming of the capital's green areas more sustainable -- replacing both chemicals and lawn mowers. Out of work, they will be resting back at a farm on the outskirts of Paris, the Ferme de Paris.

Munching sheep replace lawn mowers in Paris

Four little black sheep on Wednesday left the countryside and began their new careers in the city: working as eco-friendly lawn movers in a largely working-class district in northeastern Paris. Between April and October, the new "park workers" will graze grounds the size of eight tennis-courts in three two-week-long sweeps in a move to promote biodiversity and make the grooming of the capital's green areas more sustainable -- replacing both chemicals and lawn mowers. Out of work, they will be resting back at a farm on the outskirts of Paris, the Ferme de Paris.

Waist-deep in mud, Cameron rescues distressed sheep

LONDON (Reuters) - Bogged down by a stagnating economy and sinking poll ratings, British Prime Minister David Cameron ventured into a new swamp when he waded waist-deep into mud to rescue a drowning sheep. Cameron was on his way back from visiting a farmer near his weekend home in the Oxfordshire countryside last month when he heard bleating and spotted a ewe that had got stuck in the mud after following her two lambs.

Falling lamb prices make UK, Irish sheep farmers fear for future

* Farm gate prices sharply down due to oversupply, static demand * New Zealand competition fierce for depressed EU market * Sheep farmers could reduce flocks or quit entirely By Natalie Huet and Nigel Hunt LONDON, Feb 22 (Reuters) - Sheep farmers in Britain and Ireland fear for their future as oversupply of lamb in Europe drags farm-gate prices to three-year lows while production costs soar, giving efficient New Zealand exporters a vital edge.
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