First Cuban fair on small livestock opens in Rancho Boyeros

 First Cuban fair on small livestock opens in Rancho BoyerosHAVANA, July 6th (PL) The first Cuban fair on small livestock opened Friday at the Rancho Boyeros exhibition center in Havana, and includes in its program the exhibition of more than 1,200 sheep, goats, rabbits and other species.

This exhibit seeks to raise the training of the staff linked to breeding and production in this area, as well as carrying out work of expansion, the general director of the National Enterprise of Small Livestock (EGAME), Julio Cesar Vazquez recently stated.

The main purpose of the event is to contribute to foster production and development of this types of animals.

It also aims at increasing knowledge of technicians, specialists, researchers and producers through keynote speeches, workshops and courses.

The fair includes auctions of sheep, goats, rabbits and other small livestock, assessment of livestock quality, keynote speeches on forages, tropical pastures, already established foods, protein plants and technical and clinical talks.

Organized by EGAME, the Livestock Business Group and the Ministry of Agriculture (MINAG), the event is attended by about 300 producers and guests.