16th Round free FMDCP vaccination programme is being carried throughout the district from 14th October -10th November 2019 by the Dept. of AH&VS, Kodagu Dist. Hence all the farmers are requested to contact their nearest Veterinary Hospital to get their animals vaccinated against foot and mouth disease. Vaccination is the only way to control a foot and mouth disease in animals and to avoid any economical loss due to the disease.

Goatary Unit

In KVK farm we are having Malabari goatary unit where we are breeding the malabari goat breed which is very much suitable for the Kodagu district. This breed has a unique character of giving birth to two goat kids in single Kidding. Adult female goat weighs around 30 kg whereas adult male weigh around 35 kg. We are producing around 25 goat kids per year where these were distributed to the local farmers with nominal charge and preference is given to those farmers who have got training on goatary from the KVK.

Goatary unit shed

Goatary unit