Goshala at ISKCON Medchal, Hyderabad

11In the year 2009 the devotees began ‘Krishna Balarama Goshala’ project with only 4 cows , the number today has increased to 110 and is expected to reach 300 in next few years.

One of the unique features at the ‘Krishna Balarama Goshala’ is the personal attention and care given, with separate special zones allocated for Bulls, Cows, Calves and milking Cows. Pregnant Cows are offered special diet and care to ensure proper health of the Cow and the calf. Here the cows are treated as one of the family members and all due care is given to them. None of the cows or bulls are sold or given away from the Goshala and all the cattles are served for their entire lifetime.

The health status of each and every Cow is noted on a daily basis and is logged for long term monitoring. To ensure proper medical care a veterinary doctor visits the Goshala regularly and is locally available in case of all emergency situations. Apart from providing clean hygienic surroundings, fresh water and ventilation, great care is taken with regards to their diet. Proper nutrition is provided in the form of kadba, corn, tuar and wheat barn. Lucerne grass, Yeshwant grass, Paragrass to provide very good nutrition for our Cows.

With 7 people serving the Cows round the clock, it is ensured that all timely requirements are taken care off. With a view to provide excellent facilities for Cows and setting world class standards in Cow care, the Krishna Balarama Goshala is also coming up with a new Goshala with rope free zones, fresh water, special calf care and many other practical considerations.