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.

Piggery Unit

In KVK farm we are having piggery demo unit where Duroc and Large white Yorkshire breed of pigs were maintained. We are producing around 100 piglets per year of both breeds. Duroc breed having a quality of lean meat production where as Yorkshire breed has fast growth rate with higher litter size. The piglets produced from the unit were distributed to the local farmers with nominal charge and preference is given to those farmers who have got training on piggery from the KVK.

Duroc piglets

Piggery shed

Yorkshire pig breed

Duroc pig breed