Krishi Vigyan Kendra Udalguri organized animal health camps

Krishi Vigyan Kendra Udalguri organized animal health camps

KALAIGAON: Animal health camps were organized by Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), Udalguri in flood-affected village Rupatal on Wednesday and Ganakpara on Thursday in collaboration with Animal Husbandry & Veterinary department of Udalguri in order to extend a helping hand to the livestock farmers.

There were more than 900 goats, pigs and cattle treated in the camp. In total, 100 livestock owners received assistance. On Thursday, 1,200 chickens were examined in the Ganakpara camp. Common diseases that livestock suffered from during the camp included anoestrus, stomach problems, intestinal problems, worm infestations, malnutrition, debility, and abscess.

The farmers were also provided with essential veterinary medicine, such as anti-diarrheals and liver stimulants, stomachic Powder, wound healing ointments, and mineral mixtures.

Inauguration of the program was given by Dr Prafulla Kongwar, Veterinary Officer at Kalaigaon State Veterinary Dispensary. He was accompanied Dr. P Rajbongshi.

Dr D Borah was also a Senior Scientist at Krishi Vigyan Kendra Udalguri and advised them on proper rice management in the post-flood environment. He also recommended proper utilization of the KVK community nursery.

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