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Animal Husbandry


Lawsuits over ‘misleading’ food labels surge as groups cite Lax US oversight

September 07, 2021 12:13 pm

Class-action litigation against food and beverage companies hit a record high last year, with 220 lawsuits filed in 2020, up from 45 a decade ago, according to a tally by the law firm Perkins Coie.

Maharashtra govt to allocate Rs 75 crore for biosafety laboratories in Pune

March 10, 2021 5:42 am

Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar announced this project while presenting the Budget 2021-22 on Monday.

Four more birds found dead in Sukhna Lake, CWW Dalai says five found dead in last two days were residential birds

January 07, 2021 11:26 am

An Eurasian Coot, also known as Common Coot, a winter visitor, was found dead in the lake on Tuesday. Two carcasses out of five were sent for examination to the Regional Diseases Diagnosis Laboratory (RDDL), Jalandhar.

Haryana: 57 bird carcasses collected from 15 poultry farms in Barwala

January 07, 2021 11:22 am

The 15 poultry farms have witnessed high mortality of poultry birds. On January 3, a team of Haryana Animal Husbandry and Dairying department had sent 80 samples, with merely four carcasses of the dead birds to RDDL, Jalandhar, for an examination.

Govt advises NDDB to bring Mother Dairy, other units under RTI ambit

July 15, 2019 7:38 am

The Ministry of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries recently told the Parliament that as NDDB Dairy Services was set up through a Rs 200 crore contribution from NDDB, it has advised NDDB to “extend the provisions of the RTI Act, 2005 to its subsidiary companies including NDDB Dairy Services.”

Govt taking steps to protect indigenous breeds of cow: Giriraj Singh

June 25, 2019 1:53 pm

Giriraj Singh said agriculture is a state subject. In this regard, he lauded the Uttar Pradesh government and said it has 4000 cattle shelters to deal with the situation.

Explained: Why healthy animals mean healthy humans, and how to meet that goal

June 17, 2019 9:47 am

As human populations expand, it results in greater contact with domestic and wild animals, providing more opportunities for diseases to pass from one to the other.

Pune: In one year, 13 calves born from a single cow via IVF technology

August 06, 2018 12:53 am

The J K Trust’s Cattle Breed Improvement Programme operates 2,357 Integrated Livestock Development Centres in 112 districts of 11 states. It covers almost 24,000 villages and reaches 24 lakh farmers.

Digitisation drive: Kerala govt to geotag 10 lakh livestock farmer houses

February 18, 2018 3:39 pm

Besides the data of the houses and farms, the status of domestic animals and birds, the information of veterinary hospitals and related offices would also be linked through the GIS technology.

Fly menace: Panchkula DC writes to Haryana govt, seeks solution

March 31, 2016 4:43 am

Some closure notices were also given to the poultry farmers who found violating the directions.