Farmers throughout Barbados can now avail themselves of a considerable amount of forage.
This has come about on account of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security’s resolution to import a amount of Timothy and Alfalfa hay cubes to make accessible to livestock farmers who’ve struggled with challenges related to not with the ability to graze their animals as a result of volcanic ash-contaminated pastures.
The cubes are in 50-lb luggage and will likely be bought at a value similar to that of normal hay.
To buy and acquire the hay cubes, farmers ought to go to the Ministry of Agriculture’s Animal Nutrition Unit positioned at The Pine, St Michael, through the month of July. Distribution will likely be from 8:30 a.m. to three:00 p.m. day by day.
For additional data, livestock farmers might contact the Unit at 535-5951 or 5954. (BGIS)