He said this as he officially opened Kakamega County’s Veterinary Lab based at Kalro grounds, Kakamega. The facility, fully funded by the County Government of Kakamega will be tasked with among others coming up with ways of controlling animal diseases, pests as well as enhancing disease surveillance.
He called on the residents and in particular farmers to actively participate in combating diseases such as Anthrax, Rabies and Brucellosis. “We have enhanced farmers’ access to artificial insemination services by procuring motorcycles which are used for insemination,” he said. Currently, 48 inseminators are distributed across the County.