20-01-2014 00:24 AM | India

Cattle farmers upset as milch cows fail to produce enough milk

Cattle farmers in Trichy and neighbouring districts are a worried lot as they rue that their cows are not producing enough milk. This, they claim is because of the over dosage of vaccinations given to the cattle following the outbreak of foot and mouth disease (FMD) recently.

However, the animal husbandry department has faulted the farmers for not giving vitamin-rich supplements post-vaccination.

Months after the outbreak of the disease, farmers started heaving a sigh of relief as vaccinations were administered to their cattle to contain FMD. But, recently, they have been facing shortage in milk production.
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