Capacity Building on Meat Production held at Mon

BY | Saturday, 8 June, 2024

A four-day capacity building on meat production under state plan 2023-24, sponsored by the Department of Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Services, Nagaland, Kohima successfully culminated today. The programme which commenced on 5th June was held at Chief Veterinary Officer’s Office, Mon, DIPR has informed.

Veterinary Surgeon, Dr. Lhuveta Nyekha presented a brief introduction and keynote address on “Hygienic Meat Production and Consumption”.

The resource persons of the programme, Dr. Manjan Konyak, Dr. Sikhambo, Dr. Y. Yawing Konyak and Dr. Pangdun Konyak spoke on the following topics – Scope of Piggery and Poultry rearing, Site Selection and Housing Management for pigs, Selection of Breed in Pigs, Feeding Management in Pigs, Care and management of Gilt and Sow during pregnancy and farrowing, Care and management of newborn piglets, Diseases and Health care in Pigs, Housing and floor space management in Poultry, Advantages of commercial chicks over local chickens, Feeding Management in Poultry, Management of layers, Common diseases of Poultry, and Vaccination schedule and Health care in Poultry.

Altogether, 50 progressive farmers from the district avail the training programme.

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