‘Regulate sale of poultry’
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Ganderbal, Mar 10: Milk producers at an awareness camp organized by Animal Husbandry Department today urged the state government to introduce a law to regulate sale of poultry and cattle feed in the state or alternatively adopt a central law for the same purpose to save the farmers from incurring losses due to use of poor quality or fungus affected feed often leading to drastic reduction in milk yield, disease or death of animals. The participant farmers lamented that middlemen were still exploiting them in absence of a dependable marketing mechanism for sale of milk.
About 83 farmers participated in the camp where their cattle suffering from infertility of various kinds were also treated. Drs N A Koul, Basit Hussainee, MM Qadri and Anwar Hussain , experts from Virbac AH Div and Aidiance companies also delivered lectures on prevention of infertility, production practices etc. According to Dr Syed Mehmood Akhtar Andrabi, Chief AH Officer, Ganderbal, who presided over the function the purpose of such camps was to educate the farmers about the methods to optimize reproduction and production of animals through the use of modern animal husbandry practices. He added that such camps also helped the department to have an idea about the problems confronting dairy & poultry farmers so that necessary steps could be taken to improve the situation.
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