Animal health camp held in Yimchong
Dimapur, Dec. 22: An animal health camp cum awareness programme was jointly organised by ICAR- National Research Centre on Mithun, Medziphema, and KVK, Longleng, in Yimchong village under Longleng district on December16 under Tribal Sub head plan.
A total of 70 mithun farmers have participated in the programme in which different activities of ICAR-NRC on mithun were demonstrated by Dr. MH Khan, Senior Scientist. The different technologies as well as use of different medicine in the treatment of animals were described by Dr. (Miss) Lilly Ngullie, Subject Matter Specialist, Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Longleng. She also gave scientific information related to advanced mithun husbandry to mithun rearers and also use of mineral mixture to improve the health condition of animals.
The overview of different diseases as well as importance of vaccination and mass deworming was highlighted by Jayanta Kumar Chamuah; Scientist.
Altogether 24 mithun were administered health check up and treated accordingly.
The mithun farmers were given various inputs such as vaccines for Foot & Mouth Disease, mineral mixtures, anthelmintic, various veterinary medicines for first aid to the mithun and other livestock.
Meanwhile, the village council chairman, president of Mithun farmers’ union and Yangkhi Phom, general secretary of Mithun farmers’ union, Yimchong village, have thanks the Director of ICAR-NRC on Mithun, Medziphema, for rendering the noble service to the farmers of Yimchong village.