Goa to get 24-hour toll free number to report stray cattle

Most cattle left unattended by their owners do not have the ear tags provided by the department of animal husbandry, thus making it difficult for the owners to be tracked, said minister for animal husbandry and veterinary services Nilkanth Halarnkar in a reply tabled in the assembly on Thursday. He said that soon a 24X7 toll free helpline will be provided to report stray cattle. “The department is in the process of having such a 24×7 facility.