Farmer calls it quits after losing 206 cattle

A milking shed in Waimaro, Tailevu. Picture: FT FILE/RAMA

“WE are not interested in dairy farming anymore.” These were words of cattle farmer Baljindar Singh of Waimaro in Korovou, Tailevu, after he lost 206 cattle to the bovine tuberculosis (TB) disease since 2014 — recording a loss of about $300,000. The 45-year-old started his cattle farm in 1983 with 400 cattle, but with these […]

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