Fodder Production

ABC holds 241 acres of land, out of these 78 hectares of lands are utilised exclusively for fodder production to meet the nutrient requirement of animals and to produce/multiply fodder seed. A total of about 78 hectares of irrigated land is cultivated for growing different fodder crops like sorghum, maize, Lucerne, cowpea, sugar beet etc. to cater to the requirement of good quality roughages for the herd round the year. 

Almost all the operations in Fodder Farm like ploughing, seedbed preparation, fertilizer broadcasting, inter-cultivation, harvesting and chopping of green forage are mechanised. Whereas, irrigation of fodder crops is done with sprinklers and reel irrigation system, which helps in economizing the use water.