Training in dairy farming ends at vet varsity

Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, April 5

A two-week dairy farming training course for Punjab farmers concluded at Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University.

Dr PS Brar, director of Extension Education at the university, said the training course was organised to provide youth with the opportunity to start their own enterprise.

Dr RK Sharma, head, Department of Veterinary Animal Husbandry Extension Education, advised the trainees to plan properly in connection to land, breeding of high-yielding dairy animals and balanced feeding.

He also delivered lecture on identification of sick and healthy animals, appropriate use of antibiotics and care and management of pregnant animals.

The training covered various aspects of dairy farming such as breed improvement, reproductive management, artificial insemination, comfortable sheds, feed and fodder availability round the year and vaccination.

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