Training on Nutrition of the Dairy Cows

Within the framework of the EU funded project “Sustainable development in rural areas of Uzbekistan” a training was held for the local authorities, the partners colleges and farmers of Qamashi district, Kashkadarya.

Titled “Dairy cows feeding strategy”, the training aimed at further increasing the knowledge of the key stakeholders in the nutrition of the dairy cows. The sessions covered such aspects as the dairy cows’ nutrition requirements, the energy needed during the different phases of the lactation, the different kind of fodder and their quality, the importance of the water availability and the example of a feeding program. During the mission, the objective was also to assess the current practices and the fodder available to build an appropriate feeding program.

The training was organized by Julien Jurquet, an international expert on dairy/livestock nutrition of the French Agency for the development of international cooperation in the areas of agriculture, food and rural space (ADECIA).