Certificate Course on Dairy Farming

Teacher

Chandrasekhar Sahu

Category

Certificate Courses

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Code(Credit) : CUTM1435(3-1-0).

Course Objectives

1. Imparting knowledge and technical proficiency in Dairy Farm Management Practices, Animal Health management, Fodder Production and Clean Milk Production.

2. Development of the necessary human resource for dairy farming system on scientific lines and encouraging entrepreneurs among the youth for self-employment through Dairy Farming

Learning Outcomes

Establishment and effective management of a Dairy Farm.

Course Syllabus

Module-1 Introduction

Introduction to Dairy Farming, Different Breeds of cattle, General Anatomy

Module-2 Hose and Housing Management for Dairy Animals

Construction of Model Dairy House, Types of Housing, Different Managemental Parameters, Winter Management, Summer Management

Module-3 Feeds and Feeding strategies for Dairy Animals

Feedstuffs available for livestock, Roughages, Concentrates, Energy rich concentrates, Protein rich concentrates, Mineral Supplements, Vitamin Supplements, Feed additives, Feeding management, Calves Feeding, Feeding of adults, Feeding of pregnant dairy animals, Feeding pregnant heifer

Module-4 Health Management for Dairy Animals

Common Bacterial, Protozoal, Helminth and Viral Diseases, Parasitic Infestation, Vaccination, Biosecurity

Reference Books

1. The Veterinary Books for Dairy Farmers by Roger W. Blowey.
2. Hand Book of Dairy Farming by Board Eiri.

Session Plan

Session-1

Introduction to Dairy Farming

Introduction to Dairy Farming video

Session-2

Different Breeds of Dairy Animals

Different Breeds of Dairy Animals video

Session-3

Anatomy and Physiology of Dairy Animals

Session 3- Anatomy and Physiology of Dairy Animals ppt

Session-4

Practice-1, Dairy Farm Visit

Session-5

Site Selection for Housing of Dairy Animals

Session_5_ppt

Session-6

Factors to be considered while designing a livestock farm

Session_6_Dairy Farming ppt

Session-7

Designing the animal building for production and product control

Session_7_Dairy Farming ppt

Session-8

Preparation of Housing Plan

Session_8_Dairy Farming ppt

Session-9

Acessment-1

Session-10

Practice-2 Visit to a fodder field

Session-11

CONSTRUCTION DETAILS FOR A SHED

Session_11_Dairy Farming-ppt

Session-12

Housing of Animals

Session-12- Housing System-ppt

Session-13

Feed stuffs available for Dairy animals

Session 13-Feed stuffs available for Dairy animals ppt

Session-14

Feeding Animals of Different Age

Session 14-Feeding Animals of Different Age ppt

Session-15

Health Management of Dairy Animals

Session 15-Health Management of Dairy Animals ppt

Our Main Teachers

Assistant professor, Department of Biochemistry and Plant Physiology, MS Swaminathan School of Agriculture, Centurion University of Technology and Management, Paralakhemundi Campus, Odisha, India