Siddhagiri KVK, Kolhapur, organises exhibition on indigenous cow breeds
Discussions were held on how to maximise returns by taking guidance from Siddhagiri Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), Kolhapur
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Siddhagiri Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), Kolhapur, Maharashtra recently organised 'Agriculture Exhibition on Indigenous Cow'. PP Adrushya Kadsiddheshwar, Chairman, Siddhagiri Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Kolhapur, Maharashtra urged farmers to rare and conserve Indian cow breeds. He also stressed farmers develop as entrepreneurs and emphasised forming the Farmers’ Producers’ Organisations for better linking to the markets.
Dr Ravindra Singh, Head, Siddhagiri Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Kolhapur, Maharashtra urged farmers to establish indigenous cow-based goshalas and dairy units with the technical help of KVK.
About 22 indigenous breeds namely — Gir, Sahiwal, Lal Kandhari, Kankarej, Khillar, Deoni, Dangi, Ongole and other breeds were exhibited during the exhibition. The event saw a total participation of 530 people.