Calf Rally Exhibition conducted at Trashigang

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1 June, Trashigang: Dzongkhag Livestock Sector, Trashigang organised a Calf Rally Exhibition on 1/06/2016 at Pam village, Trashigang. Opening ceremony of the exhibition was conducted by Dasho Dzongrab of Trashigang Dzongkhag who was accompanied by senior officials of various sectors.

In the welcoming note N.S. Tamang, Dzongkhag Livestock Officer, Trashigang, highlighted a few shortcome objectives of the program some of which are to encourage farmers to adopt rearing improved Jersey progeny cow through contact heifer and breeding production program (CHBPP), households adopting stall feeding practice to enhance clean milk production, and stimulate farmers to run-through scientific management of dairy farming.

The Trashigang CHBPP program was established in the fiscal year 2011- 2012 and till date a total 570 nos. of Artificial Insemination have been carried out. From these 247 progenies were born as per records maintained by the Dzongkhag Livestock Sector.

In the exhibition competitors are awarded cash prize ranging from Nu. 4000-10000 to the winners by the Chief Guest. The Calf rally show was categorised into different sex and age groups of male and female calves aged 0-1 years and 1-2 years. The exhibition judges were livestock officials invited from Mongar and Trashiyangste Dzongkhags.

Financial support was from the Livestock Sector’s budget and the MAGIP Project.

 

Reported by: PhurpaTshering, RNR-EC Radhi and NS. Tamang (DLO) TrashigangDzongkhag

Photography by: PhurpaTshering

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