Feed and fertility management in dairy animals

One-day technical seminar on ‘Feed and fertility management in dairy animals’ was organized at ICAR-National Institute of Animal Nutrition and Physiology, Bengaluru on 5th August 2017.

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Dr Suresh S Honnappagol, Animal Husbandry Commissioner, Govt. of India was the Chief Guest of the event. He briefed about the various schemes of DADF including the sexing of semen, programmes on indigenous cattle and the various strategies for doubling the farmer’s income. He also released technical folder on Doublesynch and Estradoublesynch:Novel and efficient strategies for estrus synchronization and fertility improvement in livestock’

Dr B S Prakash, Assistant Director General (AN & P), ICAR, New Delhi was the Guest of Honour and released the technical compendium. He explained about the oestrous synchronization protocols and the excellent results recorded at various centres of AICRP.

Dr Raghavendra Bhatta, Director, NIANP briefed about the various programmes of the Institutes and highlighted the achievements of the Institute.

About 150 Veterinary Officers from the Department of Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Services, Govt. of Karnataka, Karnataka Milk Federation and Krishi Vigyana Kendras from Karnataka attended the seminar.

Ration balancing using “Feed Assist” software developed at ICAR-NIANP and low cost method of fodder sprout production were also demonstrated.

(Source: ICAR-National Institute of Animal Nutrition and Physiology, Bengaluru)