A large proportion of the cost of rearing milch cattle is spent on feed. The food-to-milk conversion efficiency is critical from a profitability and ecological perspective. A balanced diet for the animal also acts as a preventive practice for maintaining animal health.
1. Village level implementation of effective feeding practices considering the locally available feed ingredients and monitoring the progress through regular field visits.
2. Delivering nutrition advisory services at the farmers doorstep.
3. Training and re-training of the sahayaks/supervisor on benefits of good feeding practices.
4. Conducting village level meetings to encourage the milk farmers to consistently follow good feeding practices.
5. Tracking and monitoring data related to animal productivity and feed consumption.
Knowledge & Desired Skills:
Basic knowledge of animal nutrition
Knowledge of dairy operations at farm level
Basic knowledge of computer applications
Good communication skills (Local Language/English)
Ability to handle a team
Should be open to travelling and interacting at the village level.