KVK organises veterinary clinical camp
STATE TIMES NEWS
RAJOURI: Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), Rajouri under the aegis of Directorate of Extension, SKUAST-Jammu organised a veterinary clinical camp in village Solki of Kalakote Sub-Division. More than 100 farmers of the area participated in the event. About 3,000 animals were brought to the camp by the farmers. Dr. Parul Gupta, Scientist (Animal Science) of KVK, Rajouri coordinated the camp wherein Dr. Ashok Kumar, Dr. Rajesh Agarwal and Dr. Sharad Kumar experts from F. V. Sc., SKUAST-J, R S Pura and Dr. Ashish Mahajan from Department of Sheep Husbandry were the resource persons.
Veterinary Clinical Camp was organised upon the demand raised by the locals and Neelam Kumari, Sarpanch of Solki. During the camp a large number of locals brought their cattle and other domestic animals for treatment of various diseases and ailments. Doctors observed that most of the animals were suffering from malnutrition and heavy load of worms. Team of experts administered the doses of dewormers on the spot and also provided dewormers free of cost to all the farmers. Moreover, feed supplements for balanced ration were also distributed among the farmers.
Dr. Parul Gupta advised the visiting farmers to take proper care of their animals and add feed supplements in their diet for increasing milk production. Dr. Vishal Sharma, Scientist (Agronomy) advised the farmers to adopt Integrated Farming System for increasing farm income and sustainable farming.
Rhul Singh , Mohd. Reyaz and many other local farmers thanked the KVK authorities for organising such an event which has benefited the poor farmers of the area.