Author Archives: Lantau Buffalo Association

Cattle shelters, not relocation

In response to speculation about renewed attempts to resettle Lantau cattle, the LBA makes the following points: The AFCD has advised that Tai A Chau (one of the Sokos islands) has been “suggested as a potential relocation site,” but no decision … Continue reading

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New South Lantau police chief: Road safety a priority

LBA had a very positive meeting with the new Lantau South police chief, Chief Inspector David Neil Bennett, on June 17. The main take-out is that Chief Insp, Bennett – who has a background in traffic policing and joins us directly from … Continue reading

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Billy’s story

It’s taken us awhile, but here’s the wonderful story about Billy, the orphaned cow who runs with the buffalo herd.  He’s a lesson for all of us. LOL_jun-july_issue19_Billy

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Relocation: It’s all about development

The relocation of Lantau cattle isn’t about cattle. It’s about development. This new banner in Pui O (ab0ve), calling for a massive upgrade of Lantau’s main roads, tells the story. The rural committees who were the key backers of the … Continue reading

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The AFCD view: Cattle are a ‘nuisance’

Here’s a shortcut to understanding the relocation issue: for the AFCD, the removal of Lantau cattle to Sai Kung has not been to protect cattle from humans and cars. Rather, it’s the other way round. In a letter from the … Continue reading

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Ho Loy interview recalls past relocation cruelty

Life on Lantau magazine’s current issue carries an interview with LBA chairperson Ho Loy, who talks about how she came to be involved in animal conservation on Lantau. With cattle ‘relocation’ once again in the headlines, she recalls a notorious … Continue reading

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Centralising Conversations

To help the LBA team to better monitor the feeling and discussions within the community within one central place we have decided to close the option of posting comments on this site.  We ask people to make their comments via … Continue reading

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