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Free training in dairy farming

Started by sajiv, Jul 15, 2009, 12:00 PM

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Free training in dairy farming

The Veterinary University Training and Research Centre, Coimbatore, of the Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, will organise a free on-campus training in dairy farming on July 21 and 22.

According to a release, there is an increasing awareness in Coimbatore district about dairy farming as a profitable livestock enterprise. Farmers are maintaining high-yielding crossbred dairy animals for milk production. Mini dairy units are being established in the district. There is a large domestic as well as export demand for quality milk.

The training will comprise lectures and video lectures on selection of dairy animals, housing, breeding, feeding and disease management of dairy cows. There will also be a demonstration at a model fodder farm.

Interested farmers and entrepreneurs can contact the centre on 0422-2669965 for registration; or visit the centre at Kalapatti Pirivu, Saravanampatty, Coimbatore – 641035.