LegCo Subcommittee to Study Issues Relating to Animal Rights visits site in Sai Kung for relocated stray cattle


Hong Kong (HKSAR) - The following is issued on behalf of the Legislative Council Secretariat:

     The Legislative Council Subcommittee to Study Issues Relating to Animal Rights conducted a site visit to the Chong Hing Water Sports Centre and the Outward Bound Hong Kong today (November 14) to understand the ecological environment of the site for relocated stray cattle and the installation of cattle grid.

     Accompanied by representatives of the Food and Health Bureau and the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD), Members first visited the Chong Hing Water Sports Centre to obtain first hand understanding of the ecological environment of the site for the relocation of cattle. Members then observed the cattle grid, a type of barrier installed on the road surface confining cattle to a certain area, at the Outward Bound Hong Kong.

     During the visit, Members received a briefing by the representatives of AFCD on their work in management of stray cattle, such as the implementation of the "Capture-Sterilisation-Relocation" programme.

     Members who participated in the site visit were the Chairman of the Subcommittee, Dr Chiang Lai-wan, Subcommittee members Dr Elizabeth Quat, Mr Chu Hoi-dick and Mr Lau Kwok-fan.



Published on: 2017-11-14

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