Dairy cow saved from slaughter

A dairy cow destined to be slaughtered was saved and released to the cattle shed at SLNS Gemunu, yesterday (June 2). The noble initiative was made on the instructions and directives of Mrs. Yamuna Wijegunaratne, the Chairperson of the Navy Seva Vanitha Unit (NSVU).

The dairy farm at SLNS Gemunu was declared open on 28th October, 2016 and at present accommodates 81 cattle. In addition, the food supplements and veterinary treatment needed for the cattle are also looked upon at the facility.

Senior members of the NSVU and a host of officers were also present at this noble event