TN CM Palaniswami visits dairy farm in New York

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami at a dairy farm in Buffalo in the United States, where he gained first hand information about technologies required for a world class veterinary park to be set up in Salem.

Chennai: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami visited a dairy farm at Buffalo and held discussions on the various aspects of cattle rearing followed there.

Palaniswami who reached US on Monday was welcomed by the State Ministers and representatives of the Tamil Diaspora at the JFK airport in New York.

During his visit to the farm, Palaniswami also enquired about genetic preservation methods for native breeds from various countries, cross-breeding of cows, low-height sheds for cattle stock in this farm, maintenance of good health of cattle, list of vaccines to be given to the newborns and treatments, etc

The techniques used in this farm would be adopted in the world-class livestock park to be set up at Thalaivasal near Salem.

Industries Minister MC Sampath, Revenue and IT Minister RB Udhayakumar, Dairy Development Minister KT Rajenthra Bhalaji, Chief Secretary K Shanmugam and senior officials were also present.

NT Bureau