MLA stresses animal husbandry for farmers


Speaking after inaugurating a free veterinary health check-up camp in Kuppahalli of the taluk on Friday, he said that farmers have been reaping benefit from animal husbandry and hence the peasants should take up the occupation with more interest. He suggested the farmers to take advantage of free veterinary health camps to monitor the health of their livestock.

Deputy Director of Veterinary Department, Dr Shivaram disclosed that free veterinary health camps are being conducted in 150 Gram Panchayats of the district. Medicines for worms are being given free of cost as such precaution would protect the animals against any other diseases.

Assistant Director of Veterinary Department, Dr Madhuranatha Reddy revealed that more than 200 hen have been vaccinated in Kuppahalli village. Apart from this, the Department is distributing sowing seeds of jowar and called upon farmers  to avail the benefit.  GP president K T Srinivas, and others were present.

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