FVSc & AH Professors Conduct One-Day Training on “Husbandry Practices” at RS Pura – India Education | Latest Education News | World Education News
JAMMU: Livestock Farm Complex Division, Faculty of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Science, RS Pura today conducted “Practical Training in Animal Husbandry Practices” under university-funded projects” Technical Interventions to Improve Milk Productions of Dairy Farmers in Jammu Region” and “Backyard Poultry Farming for Women Empowerment and Food Security in Jammu Region.
The event was hosted by Dean, FVSc & AH, SKUAST-J. More than 60 farmers from different villages in Panchayat Gagian of Jammu district actively participated in the training. Sarpanch and Panch Gagian were also present on the occasion.
Prof. (Dr.) MS Bhadwal, Dean of Faculty of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry, RS Pura, hosted the gathering and spoke on scientific animal management. He emphasized improving animal productivity rather than increasing animal numbers. He explained the role of dairy farming in income generation and its integrated approach. He explained the inexpensive technology of vermicomposting and making cow dung logs.
Dr. Nazam Khan, assistant professor, provided training on feed formulation, silage preparation and selection criteria for dairy animals and distributed gumboots and mineral mix to farmers.
Dr. Vikas Mahajan, Assistant Professor, spoke about the importance of clean milk production and different milking methods, rearing backyard poultry and the importance of grooming dairy animals. Dr. Akhil Verma, Professor, spoke about fodder production throughout the year. Dr. Suraj Amrutkar, assistant professor, highlighted integrated poultry farming and its importance.
Representatives of Himalayas, Sh, Bhimashwar Rana, S. Gurdeep Singh and Sh. Pawan Sharma also introduced different Himalayan products and distributed some products to farmers for free.
The proceedings of the program were coordinated by Dr. Nazam Khan and the vote of thanks was presented by Dr. SA Khandii.