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BackAndhra Pradesh Farmers training programme on Advances in Sheep Production

The training programme on “Advances in Sheep Production” was conducted by Division of Transfer of Technology and Social Sciences from 26th July to 29th July 2017 at ICAR-CSWRI Avikanagar. Eleven district chairmen of Andhra Pradesh Sheep & Goat Development Cooperative Federation Limited participated in the programme. The participants were imparted training on all aspects of sheep production like types of sheep breeds, sheep management practices, nutritional management, silage making, disease management, meat products preparation, shearing, sorting, grading and value addition of wool, sheep sectors visits and visit of TOT village Soda. In the closing ceremony Dr. S.M.K Naqvi, Director of the institute interacted with all the participants and said that, technologies developed by the institute on sheep and wool production can be disseminated through training programmes and other extension activities to farmers of Andhra Pradesh and other southern states for increasing the productivity of sheep of that area. This Training programme was sponsored by A.P Sheep & Goat Development Cooperative Federation Limited, Andhra Pradesh and coordinated by Dr. Raj Kumar, Dr. L. R Gurjar from the Division of TOT & SS and Dr. Krishnappa B. division of Animal Physiology & Biochemistry.