ICAR-NRC on Mithun conducted 5 days training for Nagaland Veterinary Field Assistant (VFA) Trainees. 

ICAR- NRC on Mithun Medziphema conducted 5 days programme “Hands on training on Mithun Husbandry Practices for Veterinary Field Assistant (VFA) Trainees” from Veterinary Field Assistant Training Institute, Medziphema –Nagaland under Institute under Tribal Sub-Plan w.e.f. 22nd to 26th May 2023. This programme was organized as a part of the capacity-building program with the objectives to educate and to create awareness and enhance their knowledge and skill about Mithun husbandry practices so that whole the farming community benefited. The programme covered both practical and theory, Scientists delivered the lectures on various topics like care and management of different category of mithun, selection, breeding feeding and fodder resources management for mithun, health and reproductive management etc. During practical class, the students witnessed routine farm activities, animal handling, identification of animals, collection of sample such as blood and faecal and other activities including detection of heat, semen collection and milking in mithun. The training programme was co-ordinated by Dr. Sapunii Stephen Hanah, J.K. Chamuah, Dr. H. Lazampuia and Dr. Kobu Khate of the Institute.