A day with Lepers
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, Mar 6: The otherwise sleepy habitation, lepers’ colony Baharar, situated on the banks of Nigeen Lake, Saturday came to life as a team of vets and Para vets led by Dr Nissar A Koul, Poultry Geneticist, Animal Husbandry Department & Dr Rafiq, Chief AH Officer Srinagar descended on it to render treatment to the dairy cows reared by the residents.
The vets besides treating the ailing animals also interacted with the residents of the colony.
They discussed with them the importance of hygienic milk production, animal nutrition and importance of immunization and de-worming of animals. The residents of the forsaken colony turned large numbers to have their animals treated and to listen to the experts. The vets had arranged free of cost medicines for ailing animals out of their own pocket.
A total of 87 animals were administered FMD vaccine and de-wormer against liver fluke. The residents demanded improved variety of poultry for rearing in backyard.
Lastupdate on : Sat, 6 Mar 2010 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Sat, 6 Mar 2010 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Sun, 7 Mar 2010 00:00:00 IST
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