Grenada announces sale of goats from Laura Livestock Facility 

The Veterinary and Livestock Department of the Ministry of Agriculture and Lands, Fisheries and Cooperatives of Grenada shared the information with the general public about the sale of goats from the Laura Livestock Facility in St. David on Wednesday, November 30, from 9:00 a.m.

Grenada announces sale of goats from Laura Livestock Facility 
Grenada announces sale of goats from Laura Livestock Facility 

Grenada: The Veterinary and Livestock Department of the Ministry of Agriculture and Lands, Fisheries and Cooperatives of Grenada shared the information with the general public about the sale of goats from the Laura Livestock Facility in St. David on Wednesday, November 30, from 9:00 a.m.

The Goats will be sold at $5.00 per pound (live weight).

  • The process for collection and payment are as follows:
  • On Wednesday, November 30, the individual MUST first visit the station and choose the goat or goats they intend to purchase.
  • They will be issued an invoice which they will be required to pay in full at the treasury office.
  • They will return to the station with the receipt for the transaction to collect their goat(s).
  • Individuals are reminded that they will be responsible for the transportation of animals purchased.

The Ministry of Agriculture and Lands, Fisheries and Cooperatives of Grenada asked the people to contact the Veterinary and Livestock Department for more information on 440-2708.

Earlier, the Grenada Cocoa Association, the Ministry of Agriculture and a representative from the largest purchaser of Grenada’s Cocoa Beans, Valrhona Chocolate Factory, facilitated a training session at the Cocoa Demonstration Plot at Grand Bras Estate. 

The plot will serve as a model plot for farmers to demonstrate best agronomic practices in cocoa production.

The Ministry of Agriculture and Lands, Fisheries and Cooperatives is being represented at this meeting by Kenton Fletcher from the Land Use Department.

The Caribbean Climate Outlook Forum (CariCOF) seeks to develop appropriate climate services, tailored to the Caribbean region to support the goals of climate variability and change adaptation and disaster risk reduction.

Stakeholders will contribute to developing a sustained collaborative process that provides credible and authoritative real-time regional climate products.

As the Grenada Cooperative Nutmeg Association looks forward to enhancing production, the quality of nutmeg provided and improving the lives and livelihoods of benefitting farmers, it continues to celebrate its Diamond Jubilee with several activities planned.

Having already rewarded winners of their Radio Trivia, one of these activities to commemorate the 75th Anniversary, the winner of another competition, that being the jingle competition, was awarded on Wednesday.

Teddy “Top Cat” Christopher, a local calypsonian and Nutmeg Farmer, collects the winning prize; a cheque valued at two thousand dollars ($2000.00).