Pampore: Death of six high milk yielding cows has left a dairy farmer in severe grief in Kakapora area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Sunday.
Local residents from Kakapora told Kashmir Reader that Shabir Ahmad Bhat, a resident of Chinar Colony Kakapora, started a dairy unit a year after taking bank loan.
” I used to manage my daily affairs by selling the milk,” Shabir Ahmad Bhat, the affected farmer said.
He added on Saturday evening he received a call from his neighbours that his cows were showing some abnormal behaviour and he immediately rushed home and called a veterinary doctor for seeking his help.
“The cows were presenting salivation and it seemed that they ingested some poisonous substance, ” the doctor said.
He said the cause of death will become clear only when they receive the autopsy report.
As per local estimates, the poor farmer suffered a loss of around rupees 7 lakh. They even appealed authorities for compensating the victim.
Police Kakapora has also registered a report in their daily diary.