Special Livestock Health Camp

The Veterinary College and Research Institute, in association with Srinivasan Charitable Trust, organised a flood relief livestock health camp at Padbanabamangalam and Aniyaparanallur near Srivaikundam.

Dean, Veterinary College and Research Institute, Tirunelveli, S. Prathaban inaugurated the camp and P.I. Ganesan, Director, Centre for Animal Health Studies, Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, delivered special address.

Veterinary services like deworming, treatment for livestock, pet animals and backyard poultry, vaccination, infertility management, pregnancy diagnosis for cattle were rendered by a team of experts of the college in the livestock health camp for the benefit of the farming community.

Over 2,400 sheep were vaccinated against blue tongue disease and 880 goats vaccinated against PPR disease during this camp.

Deworming was carried out to 70 calves, 2,200 small ruminants and 56 dogs. Forty-two dairy cattle were treated for infertility problem. A total of 35 cattle, 17 small ruminants and 45 dogs were treated as general medicine cases.

In addition, TANUVAS SMART Mineral mixture was distributed to dairy cattle owners.

R. Ramprabhu, Professor and Head, Teaching Veterinary Clinical Complex, VC and RI, Tirunelveli, and M. Chellapandian, Professor and Head, Department of Animal Nutrition, VC and RI, addressed.