Alexa Cattle rearing becomes boon for Manikganj Char people

Dhaka, Thursday   12 December 2019

Cattle rearing becomes boon for Manikganj Char people

 Manikganj Correspondent

 Published: 02:19 PM, 25 February 2019   Updated: 02:21 PM, 25 February 2019



Char people are rearing cattle in the rural areas of seven Upazilas of Manikganj district with the assistance of animal resource department.

The cattle farmers, cutting the poverty rate in the district, have started changing socio-economic condition and educating their children.

Most of the housewives of the char area of Harirampur, Daulatpur and Shibalaya Upazilas are rearing oxen at their houses with a target for selling during the holy Eid-ul-Azha. 

Mizanur Rahman Tota, a Union Parishad Member of Baghutia said farmers of char areas rear the cattle heads at their houses for selling during the Eid-ul-Azha. Besides, some farmers are rearing cows to produce milk. 

Farmers have started mini cattle farm with own initiative in the district, said the district animal resource department.

Dr. Md. Farhadul Alam, District Animal Resource Officer said they provide necessary suggestion and assistance to the cattle farmers for developing their domestic farms. He added that there are about 420 cattle farms in the district. BSS