Boosting rural economy through livestock rearing

Kohima, May 29 (MExN): A three-day programme for rural economic upliftment through livestock and poultry rearing organised by Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Services, CVO Kohima and sponsored by NEPED, Kohima Branch was held from May 23 to 25 at the Pfüchama Village Council Hall. The programme aimed to promote the importance of rearing livestock in village/rural areas, especially where the environment is suitable for rearing of piggery, poultry etc. The team was led by Dr Joseph M. Angami, Deputy CVO and Dr Vilatuo Felix Rutsa, POU Member NEPED, a press release from the Pfüchama Village Council stated.


Dr. Vivotuo Miachie-o, Chief Veterinary Officer (CVO), Kohima briefed the village farmers about the importance of self sustenance in order to uplift the rural economy through cattle rearing, piggery, poultry and other livestock. He also emphasized on how Nagaland state depends on other States for consumption of raw meat and poultry products.


The technical team comprising Dr. Atouzo Pienyü, Dr. Menguzenuo, Dr George, Dr. Keduozol stressed on the prospect of rearing pigs, poultry, rabbits and goatry with their experience and technical advices. Dr Elizabeth Yhome, V.S Vaccination in-charge vaccinated around 70 pigs and 20 dogs.