Sacrificial animal trading gains momentum in Netrakona

NETRAKONA, Selling and buying of sacrificial animals have already gained momentum in all the cattle markets of the district as only three days are left for the holy EidulAzha, the second biggest religious festival of the Muslims.

A large number of sacrificial animals including bull, buffalo, oxen and goats were brought for selling in different markets of the district.

Traders said like previous years, a huge number of cattle are available in the markets and their prices are reasonable.

District livestock office sources said the cattle markets are witnessing a

record supply of sacrificial animals as farmers of the district boosted up

production of local animals to meet its growing demand during EidulAzha

festival.

According to the sources, many farmers, especially the marginalized

farmers have shown keen interest for rearing different animals including

bulls, buffalo, goats and oxen after getting financial assistance from

government and nongovernment organizations.

According to the sources, many farmers, especially the marginalized

growers are benefiting economically for rearing different animals including

bulls, buffalo, goats and oxen.

Special security measures were taken to maintain law and order in and

around the cattle markets across the district, superintendent of Police (SP)

Netrakona Akber Ali Munshi told BSS here today.

Apart from this step, we have deployed several teams of traffic police

under a special traffic management network to control traffic congestion

around cattle markets in the district town, he said.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)