SKUAST-Jammu trains farmers on Artificial Insemination in dairy animals

July 22, 2021

A 10 days training on ‘Hands on Practice in Artificial Insemination and Reproductive Disorders in Dairy Animals’ which started on July 12 concluded today at faculty of Veterinary Sciences, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences & Technology of Jammu.

Prof. M.S Bhadwal, Dean, F.V. Sc and A.H, R.S Pura was the chief guest and he highlighted the importance of reproductive problems in dairy animals and their impact on farmers’ economy.

He asked the farmers to practice what they have learnt in the training at their respective farms and promised more such trainings on dairy farming for the benefits of farmers of Jammu region.

Prof. Bhadwal advised farmers for creating a group of progressive dairy farmers for further technical support from Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences & Technology of Jammu and promotion of livestock farming in the region.

The training was conducted by Dr. Neelesh Sharma, Course Coordinator, Division of Veterinary Medicine under the project for weaker section (SC/ST) funded by the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India.

A total of 14 dairy farmers from various areas of Jammu were trained.

During training various lectures on different aspects of Artificial Insemination, Reproductive Disorders, feeding of Dairy Animals etc were delivered by experts.

Practical demonstration was also conducted on nutrition and feeding of dairy animals and silage making for profitable dairy farming. Dr. Utsav Sharma and Dr. Sharad Kumar, Organizing Secretaries of the training gave various tips to farmers for enhancing their skill.

The valedictory function concluded with vote of thanks by Dr. Sharad Kumar.


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