Wasim Majnoon Mir
Kupwara, Mar 26: District Sheep Husbandry Kupwara today organized an awareness camp related to sheep rearing before progressive breeders of the district for awareness, capacity building cum skill up gradation at District Sheep Husbandry office complex kupwara under Agriculture Technology Management Agency (ATMA) scheme. The aim of the programme was to help breeders to acquaint themselves with the latest technology and practices in the Sheep husbandry sector.
Speaking on the occasion District Sheep Husbandry Officer Dr Mohd Sideeq khatana stressed on breeders to avail the benefits of latest technology used in sheep rearing and suggested them to make use of latest technology and rear genetically improved cross breeds to start sheep farming as viable income generating option.
“He further said that district kupwara has huge potential in Sheep Husbandry sector owing to presence of lush green high land pastures and other natural endowments.”
While highlighting the achievements by the department during current year, he impressed on breeders to avail the benefits of the department for the betterment of sheep breeding.