30.9 million head of livestock expected to deliver offspringEconomy
Ulaanbaatar/MONTSAME/. There are over 70 million heads of
livestock in the country as of today, of which 30.9 million are expected to deliver
young animals, reported the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry.
In the prevention of pasture deterioration, grazing areas in aimags such as Bulgan, Tuv, and Arkhangai will be freed, as herders of other aimags oblidged to leave the areas by March 1.
Bulgan aimag received the most number of livestock for fall and winter grazing. Herders from Dundgobi, Uvurkhangai, Tuv, and Arkhangai aimags have been grazing their animals in the territories of Rashaant, Gurvanbulag, Saikhan and Mogod soums of Bulgan aimag, said D.Batmunkh, head of Department of Animal Husbandry Development Policy and Coordination, MFALI.
The hay and fodder worth MNT1.9 billion will be distributed from the state reserve to some aimags, where spring conditions are likely to worsen.