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Three days Training on Scientific Goat Farming

A Three days training programme was conducted on “Scientific management of Goats” by Krishi Vigyan Kendra, ICAR –CCARI , Old Goa during 28th to 30th June 2018. Dr. Udharwar Sanjaykumar Vithalrao SMS (Animal Science) coordinated the programme and gave lectures on importance, advantages ,scope of goat farming and various breeds suitable for Goa. Dr. Shivasharanappa N. Scientist spoke on various important diseases in goats and its control measures . Dr . Chetankumar H.B. Scientist gave lectures on housing of goats .Dr.Gokuldas P.P. Scientist gave lecture on reproductive management of goats. Dr.Nibedita Nayak Scientist briefed on scientific feeding of goats .Dr.E.B.Chakurkar , Director ICAR CCARI spoke on breeding management of goats and advised farmers to start value addition products of goat meat and milk for profitable goat farming. Mr.H.R.C Prabhu ,Programme Coordinator advised farmers to keep Konkan Kanyal goats in existing agricultural and horticulture farming system to make profitable in integrated farming system . Dr Udharwar gave practical exposure to the participants on castration of male kids, determination of age , identification of animals , preparation of concentrate feed , cultivation of green fodder and how to use of various veterinary medicines etc. Total of 37 participants from different parts of Goa and Maharashtra attended the training.

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