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TANUVAS organises veterinarians sensitisation programme in Ariyalur

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CHANGING TIMES:Dr. Napolean, Co-Investigator demonstrating oestrous synchronisation technique by Controlled Internal Drug Release (CIDR) device on a dairy cow.

TIRUCHI: The Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (TANUVAS) Training and Research Centre here and the State Department of Animal Husbandry jointly organised a field veterinarians sensitization programme in Ariyalur recently under the National Agricultural Development Project (NADP) on “Genetic upgradation of cattle and buffaloes in Tamil Nadu: Adoption of oestrous synchronization technique to improve productive and reproductive potential”.

The project implemented by the TANUVAS with technical collaboration of Department of Animal Husbandry and Tamil Nadu Co operative Milk producers' Federation (Aavin) in five districts, including Ariyalur district, is funded by the State government.

The objective of the project is upgrading genetic potential by the adoption of oestrous synchronization technique. A total of 3,750 animals, including 750 animals in Ariyalur district, will be covered.

C. Veerapandian, Professor and Head, Madras Veterinary College, is the principal investigator of the scheme. Cecilia, Professor, Madras Veterinary College, Napolean, Professor, Veterinary College and Research Institute, Namakkal, are co- investigators.

The technology of oestrous synchronization by a Controlled Internal Drug Release (CIDR) device with progesterone hormone to bring a specific number of animals into oestrous signs so that artificial insemination could be done and the animals would deliver calves at the same time saving labour, money and sustained milk production and making the animals to express their full genetic potential was demonstrated on the occasion by veterinary experts.

T. Lurthu Reetha and Clement Ebenezer Henry, both of Veterinary University Training and Research Centre, Tiruchi and Mohanarangam, Regional Joint Director of Animal Husbandry, Ariyalur were present.

Of the 750 animals to be covered in Ariyalur district, the Department of Animal Husbandry will cover 650 animals and the Aavin 100 animals. The Veterinary University Training and Research Centre, Tiruchi will coordinate the implementation of the project in Ariyalur district.

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