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KCVAS organizes Animal Welfare Camp

PUNJAB NEWS EXPRESS | July 13, 2023 04:45 PM

AMRITSAR: Khalsa College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (KCVAS), Amritsar, organized an Animal Welfare cum Awareness camp at Civil Veterinary Dispensary (CVD), Loharka Kalan. The camp was jointly organized by Deptt. of Veterinary Extension & Animal Husbandry Department, Govt. of Punjab. Many farmers attended the camp and they were exposed to current topics related to animal husbandry.

Dr. S. S. Rath gave an interesting information about management of ticks, while Dr. Manbir Singh, talked about anestrous in dairy animals by which farmers get to know about the timely detection of heat and Artificial Insemination (AI). A lecture on toxic plants found in surroundings and agricultural lands was given by Dr. D. K. Mishra, in which detection of toxic plants, clinical signs on ingestion of toxic plants and treatment of toxicity to be given if animals accidently ingest toxic plants were discussed.

During the camp Dr. Barinder Singh, Dr. Simranjit, Dr. Amninder Singh amd Dr. Maninder Singh, were also present to give answers to farmers queries. Mineral mixture packets as a demonstration kitwere were also provided to the farmers to increase the milk production and overall health of the animals.

Dr. H. K. Verma, Principal, KCVAS, visited the camp and give a key points to farmers for increasing the milk production to increase the profit and adoption of good management practices in animals. Further he also distributed oral supplements to the farmers sponsored by Vetoquinol pharma company.

Further Dr. Verma thanked all the organizers for their support in organizing the awareness camp. Farmers can utilize the services of 24x7 KCVAS Veterinary Hospital in village Mahal, where all species of animals are treated along with good diagnostic facilities. Farmers can contact at phone no. 6283429117 and can also register their names for getting trainings in Dairy, poultry, Piggery, Goat and value addition of milk, meat and egg, said Dr. Verma.

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