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Thursday, August 13, 2020

Animal Husbandry


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.

A look at the state of meat production in India

October 08, 2015 7:56 am

Apart from 59.5 lt of meat, India also produced 90.40 lt of fish in 2012-13, with Andhra Pradesh (18.08 lt), West Bengal (14.90 lt) and Gujarat (7.88 lt) occupying the top three positions.

Govt panel raps scientist for rubbishing animal vaccine, calls for tough action

May 29, 2015 5:29 am

The committee has said that in its own tests during the investigations the vaccines had passed all the laid down criteria.

Rajasthan govt introduces microchips to prevent cow abandoning

April 01, 2015 7:54 pm

The move was made after a ban on cow slaughter led to abandonment of old cows.

Fadnavis govt to protect old cows

January 28, 2015 1:32 am

Nawab Malik said the BJP government has a hidden agenda, which it wants to bring forward in the name of a preservation of animals.