Collector J. Chandrakumar said that a total of 289 free special veterinary camps had been organised this year at various places in Salem district to improve livestock quality.
Inaugurating the special scheme for livestock management at Talavasal union on Wednesday he said that Tamil Nadu Government had undertaken a series of efforts in order to produce quality livestock.
He said that this move would also serve to enhance the living standard of farmers and rearers who cared for the livestock.
The overall health of a sheep or cow will be maintained here, he further said.
The Collector also pointed out that during 2010-11, a total of 289 special camps were organised in 20 unions in which 2.55 lakh animals were treated.
Between 2006 and 2010, a total of 1,500 camps were held in the district along with IAMWARM project to ensure overall livestock enhancement.
Veterinary Joint Director Dr. V. Mahendran and others took part in the function that had been organised.
Nearly 600 animals were brought to the camp and treated for various ailments.
Special scheme inaugurated at Talavasal union for livestock management