SHD organises awareness camp for sheep breeders at Ukhral

Ramban: Sheep Husbandry Department, Ramban, today organized an awareness camp on employment schemes being implemented for Sheep and Goat breeders, here at Ukhral.

During the camp, the resource persons gave a brief resume of developmental activities in which more than 65 Sheep breeders, locals besides PRIs participated.

District Sheep Husbandry Officer, Dr Vikas Gupta stressed on breeders to avail the benefits of latest technology used in sheep rearing. He suggested the breeders make use of latest technology and rear genetically improved cross breeds to start sheep farming as a viable income generating option.

Forty polypropylene sheets were distributed among the needy breeders for temporary shelter sheds for their livestock under Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yogna.

The resource persons, Dr Khan Idrees Mohammad and Dr Safier Ahmed Ganaie, Veterinary Assistant Surgeons gave a detailed presentation about various diseases found in sheep and the measures to be taken to prevent these diseases besides explaining a detailed schedule of vaccination and dosing.

They also said that the Foot and Mouth Disease vaccination programme would be conducted shortly under the National Animal Disease Control Programme.