Division of Animal Science, ICAR-Central Island Agricultural Research Institute, Port Blair conducted three days workshop cum training on Mini Feed Mill Operation in collaboration with NABARD from 12-14, July 2022 at Livestock Farm Complex, Garacharma, ICAR-CIARI. A total of 12 farmers including 6 women farmers attended the programme. During the training programme, farmers were imparted training on scientific feeding for poultry, scientific quail farming, identification of feed ingredients and exposure to concept of community based mini feed mill to prepare balanced feed for livestock and poultry. In addition to poultry, disease management of goats, Control of parasitic infestation in goats, scientific breeding and multiplier flock concept, management of kids and pregnant does, feed and fodder management and reproductive management in goats and cattle. Farmers expressed their interest to learn advanced practices in livestock farming. The entire programme was coordinated by team of scientists viz., Dr.T.Sujatha,Dr.Jai Sunder, Dr. P.A. Bala, Dr. P.Perumal, Dr.A.K.De and Dr. R.R.Alyethodi.
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