DONE: The participants posed for a photo en masse after the end of the course. HIGH SPIRIT: Participants from Negeri Sembilan with a background in engineering education are willing to fly to Bintulu to attend a goat breeding course organised by UPMKB.
51 participants participated in the Goat Farming Course organised by Putra Agricultural Centre (PPP), Universiti Putra Malaysia Bintulu Sarawak Campus (UPMKB) at the university, recently.
The course received encouraging response with the participation of participants from Bintulu, Miri, Sibu, Serian, Kuching, Betong, Bintangor, Sarikei, Matu, Mukah and Ba' Kelalan as well as from Peninsular Malaysia involving participants from Negeri Sembilan, Selangor, Johor, Perak and Kedah.
The Senior Agriculture Officer of Putra UPMKB Agricultural Centre, Dr Zaidi Suif, when contacted explained that the course was to provide exposure to the participants on the theory related to animal husbandry, breeding, nutrition and health management of goat farming.
The practical exposure is about the goat housing system, goat breeding i.e. culling and selected females, libido test as well as goat restraint, nail cutting and flatulence treatment.
Amali's practical course has been controlled by Zaidi himself and Dr Carlina Freddie Simol @ Rachellynna who is experienced in the field with the help of Yngwie Cheng and Nazri Ali.
The course was also presented by Bintulu Division Assistant Veterinary Officer Kiai Lang as a special invitation panel for the Introduction and Role of Divisional Veterinary Services slot to breeders.
Deputy Director of PPP UPMKB, Assoc Prof Dr Amy Halimah Rajaee also added that the programme had received encouraging response and hoped that the knowledge transfer session would produce more livestock entrepreneurs in the country.
According to him again, this course is one of a series of courses designed in 2022 in realizing the University4Society program
through the Agricultural Technology Transfer Course and agricultural development with the general public.
Putra UPMKB Agricultural Centre hopes that this kind of cooperation can be continued with the Department of Veterinary Services and other agencies and would like to express its highest appreciation to the Director of UPMKB Campus, Prof. Dr. Shahrul Razid Sarbini for always providing support in organising such courses.
In addition, the advocates also thanked Noor Irawati Ahamd, Renee Sherna, Josephine Jawai Makos (loyal urus), Benedict Miden (photographer) and all parties involved directly or indirectly.
Date of Input: 19/07/2022 | Updated: 12/10/2022 | lanz
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