The Fact News Service
Chandigarh, April 2
To care for these farmers which include dairy farmers, poultry, piggery, and goat farmers, the veterinary hospitals and dispensaries are being kept open for meeting the urgent needs of the livestock farmers.
Keeping in view the need for milk and other animal products for good health and immunity of the general public as well as current hardships being faced by the farmers, the Punjab Government has decided to provide uninterrupted veterinary services thought the state.
The Animal Husbandry Minister informed that the state government has also continued the services of artificial insemination for cattle and buffaloes. As artificial insemination semen straws can be kept safe only in the liquid nitrogen gas, the Department of Animal Husbandry has supplied 12,000 liters of liquid nitrogen gas to all the AI centers across the state.
The semen kept for own farm use by the farmers is also told as being safeguarded by the nearest veterinary hospital and dispensary.
The Director of the Department Dr. Inderjeet Singh said that the department supplies high-quality frozen semen of elite bills from Patiala to all the districts of the state.