Animal Health

The Kolhapur Zilla Sahakari Dudh Utpadak Sangh Ltd (Gokul Milk Union) renders extension services, viz., breeding, feeding, management & also health care of the cows & buffaloes. These services are helpful for enhancing productivity & quality of the milk. Gokul Milk Union provides services for animal health through 30 veterinary centers, 46 mobile veterinary clinics with a team of 63 qualified & experienced veterinarians. These services are available for round the clock at the farmers door step.

During 2022-23 Animal Husbandry Dept provided following services

Title Details
Mobile Veterinary clinics 46
Villages covered 1780
Dairy Co-operative Society covered 5,635
Treated cases 3,07,791
Operated cases 1587
Emergency Services Provided 1,99,544
Route Services 93,201
Pregnancy Diagnosis cases 22,207
Antirabies post bite vaccine cases 1,976

Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory:

To get perfect diagnosis of various diseases in milk producers’ animals and to give proper treatment for respective disease, during September 2013, our Union has started ‘Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory’ at Tarabai Park campus. Through this laboratory we investigate Blood Chemistry (Protein, Calcium & Phosphorus etc.), Blood Analysis (DLC, Hemoglobin, Blood Protozoa etc.) and also diseases like Mastitis (sensitivity test), Brucellosis, Ketosis, Jaundice, Urine stone, Worm load, Skin diseases etc. in animals.

X-ray facility is operational at our Gadhinglaj Milk Chilling Center to diagnose metallic foreign bodies like nails, pins, etc. in internal organs of animal, to perform surgical operation like exploratory Ruminotomy & Herneorapphy.