In Latvia, insect bites killed 10 cows

Animals

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21.05.12.V this season under Jekabpils insect bite 10 cows have died, according to the Food and Veterinary Service.

As noted in the PVS, in May and June of cows better output at a time when the midges are not as active. However, in a period of increased activity of insects animals should be left in the barn. In this case, the cows should be treated with repellent parasites.

Cows, sheep, pigs, and especially horses can graze in the period from 12:00 to 16:00. It is important to make sure that they were in the shade. In order to protect the animals from overheating, they should regularly drink fresh cold water.

Source: DELFI.lv

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