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98 Cows, Calves Die In Andhra Pradesh Cow Shelter; Food Poisoning Suspected

Andhra Pradesh: There have been about 1,400 cows and calves within the cow shelter (Representational)


At the least 98 cows and calves died in a suspected case of meals poisoning in a cow shelter on the outskirts of Vijayawada metropolis in Andhra Pradesh.

The lifeless cows have been shifted to the veterinary hospital for autopsy to find out the reason for the demise whereas another cows that additionally fell sick have been being handled, animal husbandry division officers stated.

Krishna District Collector M Imtiaz and Vijayawada Sub Collector Misha Singh visited the privately-run cow shelter beneath the aegis of “Gou Samrakshana Sangham” at Kotturu-Tadepalli village and spoke to the organisers.

The Collector observed that there have been extra cows within the cow shelter than it might truly maintain.

He directed the animal husbandry division officers to conduct a radical investigation into the incident and submit a report.

Endowments Minister V Srinivasa Rao additionally visited the place on Saturday night.

It’s suspected {that a} chemical substance might have gotten combined within the fodder that was fed to the cows within the cow shelter after Friday midnight.

Police additionally took up investigation of the case.

“We are going to decide the precise reason for the deaths after the autopsy. We’re probing the case from totally different angles,” a senior police official stated.

There have been about 1,400 cows and calves within the cow shelter, the place they have been offered shelter after being rescued from totally different locations.

That is the primary time such an incident has been reported on the cow shelter, which was arrange in 2003.

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