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  • Writer's pictureLeonora Lo-oy

1.7M worth livestock in Cagayan perished due to Typhoon Maring

Cagayan, Philippines – Damage to livestock during the Typhoon Maring in Cagayan has now reached to P1,725,300 million, this is based on the initial data submitted by 14 municipalities in the province.

Through Cagayan Provincial Information Office, Dr. Myka Ponce of the Provincial Veterinary Office informed that many Cagayan farmers had lost much livestock such as chickens, ducks, cattle, pigs, goats, and sheep.

These animals were said to have drowned and swept by the flood caused by heavy rain from Maring.

In the data, around P106,800 was lost by the farmers in Alcala; P112,000 in Aparri; P506,500 in Baggao; P87,000 in Buguey; P19,250 in Camalaniugan; P78,800 in Gattaran; P153,000 in Gonzaga; P45,200 in Iguig; P33,000 in Lal-lo; P194,750 in Penablanca; P284,650 in Sta. Teresita; P41,350 in Sta. Ana; P63,000 in Sto. Nino; and P70,500 in Tuao.

As for the Municipalities of Ballesteros, Enrile, and Sta Praxedes, there were no damages to their livestock. Meantime, other municipalities are yet to submit their report on the damages in their area.

The Province of Cagayan is among the places in Northern Luzon that was hit by Severe Tropical Storm Maring, leaving 2 casualties in the province.

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