PRAN Dairy organized an awareness program for farmers to produce safe milk. The program was held at PRAN Dairy Complex at Shahjadpur in Sirajganj on Wednesday.
The speakers at the program underscored the need for ensuring proper food and treatment to the cattle for producing safe milk. They also advised the farmers to rear cows and milking in healthy environment as well as preservation of milk and transportation of milk maintaining hygiene and cold chain.
The speakers said, dairy farmers should not use antibiotic without prescription of veterinary doctors and after using antibiotic, farmers should not sale or consume it for specific time. Harmful things can be found in milk for using polluted water and grass. So, cows should provide safe and deep tube well water.
Rakibur Rahman, Chief Dairy Extension of PRAN Dairy said, “PRAN Dairy has 12,000 contract farmers in five dairy hubs situated in the northern districts of the country. This program, aiming to produce safe milk through building awareness to the farmers, will be continued.”
Nasir Uddin, Mayor at Shahajadpur Municipality, Aktaruzzaman Bhuiyan, Sirajganj District Livestock Officer, Dr. Mijanur Rahman, Shahajadpur Upazila Livestock Officer, Afroza Akhter Sultana, Upazila Sanitary Inspector and Shariful Islam, representative of Bangladesh Food Safety Authority and Ullapara Upazila Livestock officer, among others, were also present at the program.
- Press release