Farmer loses hope in cattle farming

Waimaro dairy farmer Raja Rattan Sami looks at the remains of his milking shed which he has shut down. Picture: RAMA

‘Khalas’. (Finished) These were the sentiments echoed by 66-year-old Ratan Sami, a cattle farmer in Waimaro, Tailevu. Mr Sami said he loved being a cattle farmer, but because of the increase in bovine tuberculosis (TB) in cattle, he has turned to other means of subsistence farming. “I started with 200 cattle in 1970 after my […]

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